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Windows 7: Desktop is showed in a folder at startup

22 Oct 2009   #11
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchellmoxo View Post
Full screen preview -


You see the desktop icon in the left hand pane? try clicking on it

ken


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22 Oct 2009   #12
mitchellmoxo

windows 7
 
 

Yeah tried that mate, just brings up all the folders/apps on the desktop within that folder
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22 Oct 2009   #13
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchellmoxo View Post
Yeah tried that mate, just brings up all the folders/apps on the desktop within that folder
Ok

lets try this

c:\users\your user name\desktop. what does that show you ?
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22 Oct 2009   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mitchell,

Odd that you do not have the Windows 7 installation disc anymore. What happened to it?

You can create a system repair disc to boot from and see if a System Restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to fix it.
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22 Oct 2009   #15
mitchellmoxo

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchellmoxo View Post
Yeah tried that mate, just brings up all the folders/apps on the desktop within that folder
Ok

lets try this

c:\users\your user name\desktop. what does that show you ?

Same thing mate :S

Ahh this if fustrating, no PC for days now
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22 Oct 2009   #16
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Mitch

Only thing I can think of is either a folder got moved, or there is a shortcut inside a library folder. Let me do some research.

See if you can find the dvd though

Ken
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22 Oct 2009   #17
mitchellmoxo

windows 7
 
 

Thanks so much for all the help you guys!

All sorted now!

Now i just need to get Dreamweaver and Photoshop sorted as im a graphics designer (Y) if anyone who helped me on this thread wants some graphics then just mail me and ill do it for free in return for al the help you guys gave me!
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22 Oct 2009   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Mitchell. What did you do to get it sorted?
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