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Windows 7: "My Computer" has lost it's label?

21 Mar 2011   #1
zonetrooperex

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
"My Computer" has lost it's label?

I'm having an issue with "My Computer" no longer having any label (text) for it [red in screens].

Screens:





Any ideas?

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit SP1.


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21 Mar 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

This is more than likely the result of a registry issue.
As for a precise fix, a system restore would probably be easiest.
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22 Mar 2011   #3
davehc
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

Does it happen if you creat a new desktop item?
Open Windows explorer. Drag "Computer" to the desktop and create a shortcut.
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22 Mar 2011   #4
zonetrooperex

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Shortcut Result

When I do that it creates a shortcut called " - Shortcut".

(two spaces and then "- Shortcut")

"My Computer" seems to have been changed to "".
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22 Mar 2011   #5
zonetrooperex

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the input guys. I got this all fixed up:

1) pressed "F2" key on each area
2) typed in "test" then press Enter
3) pressed "F2" key on each area
4) typed in "My Computer" then press Enter

No mucking around in the registry needed
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22 Mar 2011   #6
motc7

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zonetrooperex View Post
Thanks for the input guys. I got this all fixed up:

1) pressed "F2" key on each area
2) typed in "test" then press Enter
3) pressed "F2" key on each area
4) typed in "My Computer" then press Enter

No mucking around in the registry needed
Was about to say...easiest fix is usually the best.
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