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Windows 7: Newly downloaded programs don't appear on desktop.

19 Aug 2010   #11
Caithness

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Alright, I can't find any dontrefresh file anywhere, no matter how I search for it.


... I don't know why you guys don't seem to believe the ever increasing number of us who say we don't have this file... but we don't... so this solution only helps half the people out there...

... what about the rest of us? What do we do?


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19 Aug 2010   #12
Hatashi

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Caithness View Post
Alright, I can't find any dontrefresh file anywhere, no matter how I search for it.


... I don't know why you guys don't seem to believe the ever increasing number of us who say we don't have this file... but we don't... so this solution only helps half the people out there...

... what about the rest of us? What do we do?
Try this one.

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I assume your other shortcuts show. Maybe you should switch "Show desktop Icons" (under "View") off and then on again. Sometimes that helps - no guarantee though.
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19 Aug 2010   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Dont forget to tell your friends about the help available at Seven Forums.
Rich, are we looking for more work? LOL
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19 Aug 2010   #14
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

That would not be a bad thing. How you doing WHS?
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