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Windows 7: unwanted folder...!

01 Jul 2010   #1

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?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #2

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?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #4
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,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tailgunner
All fixed!!

You're most welcome Tailgunner.
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