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Windows 7: Desktop Shortcuts Moving And Disappearing: Why ?

29 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Desktop Shortcuts Moving And Disappearing: Why ?


Not too important, but annoying.

a. Some of my Desktop shortcut icons (usually the same ones) do not seem to be where I left them upon closing the PC. Sort of random; sometimes they are where they should be, other times they have moved upon re-booting up.

b. And, sometimes they just disappear. Were there upon closing, but gone upon the restarting of the PC.

Why is this ?
Anything that can be done ?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Apr 2010   #2


Don't turn off the PC.

Sorry... Have you ever used dual monitors or clicked Connect To A Projector ? This can cause oddities when later using a single monitor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Apr 2010   #3


A great tool I use. MIDIOX

My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Hi Robert - Have a read through this and see if it helps - The desktop (overview).

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Have you been playing any games? Sometimes games that are set to a certain resolution will cause you icons to move from resizing your desktop.
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