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Windows 7: Shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents disappear every WU

10 Jan 2018   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents disappear every WU

Every time Windows 7 installs updates, the shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents that I have created in the 'favorites' folder always disappears! I always have to recreate these shortcuts every time Windows installs updates to my computer.

This happens on all Windows 7 machines I have ever owned that I put those shortcuts in 'favorites'. Those are typically the machines that I used the 'disable libraries' registry hack on. So I can easily get to them. Or on my most used PC so I can quickly get to them from any folder.

It is getting rather annoying to have to create these shortcuts in 'favorites' time and time again every time Windows updates.

How do I make Windows stop removing these shortcuts every time there is an update? There is no need for Windows to do this! It is irritating

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jan 2018   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit

This is a workaround. Would it help to put the shortcuts on your desktop?
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 Shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents disappear every WU

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