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Windows 7: Desktop issues

17 Aug 2010   #11

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It is checked, but when I save a file it shows up in a desktop folder at users/mike/desktop, but not as an icon on the monitor desktop. My workaround now is a shortcut to this folder, now called desktop 2. When I open this folder, there is the file I tried to save to the desktop onscreen.

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17 Aug 2010   #12

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Thanks guys, I guess I will try a system restore.
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17 Aug 2010   #13

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It really should work. Wish you luck, too.
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17 Aug 2010   #14
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Be sure to post back with an update.
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17 Aug 2010   #15
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I've created a folder that is on my desk called ' my desktop' ... I have a lot of other folders in that folder, but it is on the desktop.

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