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Windows 7: my desktop on explorer is missing

03 Jul 2014   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Syren2k View Post
Thanks Derekimo - your suggestion to restore favorite link worked 3 plus years later !!! You've saved me a lot of time !!!
You're welcome Syren2k.

Glad you got it sorted and Welcome to the forum!

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05 Oct 2015   #12

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None of these answers have worked for me
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