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Windows 7: missing desktop icons ??

13 Apr 2010   #1
pdxireland

W7 Pro 64bit
 
 
missing desktop icons ??

Realized three or four desktop icons are just gone.
I have looked at the [right click]desktop/view & "show icons" is checked.
I have looked at C;/Users/..../desktop & they are not there.
No big deal as I can recreate them as needed but why?
thanks,

fmg


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13 Apr 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

What type of icons were they?
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13 Apr 2010   #3
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

See if this post helps you out,
Desktop shortcuts disappear in Windows 7
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13 Apr 2010   #4
pdxireland

W7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Shortcut to....

1. sub folder in My Documents
2. VPN login
3. VPN Access DB inside above VPN
4. Remote Desktop (blank)
5. Dreamweaver


???

fmg
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13 Apr 2010   #5
pdxireland

W7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Derek,

Thanks for the tip but there is no "find & fix problems" in System & Security.
I have seen several posts about missing shortcuts but not this, thanks!
I just need to fin it....

fmg
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13 Apr 2010   #6
pdxireland

W7 Pro 64bit
 
 

OK, I found it.... via search.
BUT, what else would be at risk if I disable Computer Maintenance" ?
fmg
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13 Apr 2010   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Here it is,


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