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Windows 7: unwanted folder...!


01 Jul 2010   #1
Tailgunner

windows 7
 
 
unwanted folder...!

Every time I open my Library folder section, an unwanted, empty folder icon appears on the desktop.."contacts".
I'm not sure what I'm doing to cause this, but I delete the desktop icon several times a day. How can i stop this from happening?


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01 Jul 2010   #2
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Browse to C:\Users\Username\Desktop, look for the Contacts folder (if its not there, make it re-appear lol), right click it, choose Send To > Documents. Close the windows, re-open Libraries.

Does the Contacts folder magically appear on your desktop again?
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01 Jul 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

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01 Jul 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Tailgunner, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Using the tutorial below, double check to make sure that your C:\Users\(user-name)\Contacts folder is set at it's default location. If it got moved/dragged into your desktop folder, then it could keep appearing on your desktop like this.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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01 Jul 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tailgunner
Shawn,
All fixed!!
thanks!

You're most welcome Tailgunner.
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