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Windows 7: How can i get my desktop icon to say?

26 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium sp1 64bit
How can i get my desktop icon to say?

Hi there guy's this very unusual for me and has never happened before but i just can't create short cut's to stay on my desktop after my next boot! I want to thank you in advance sorry really noob to this lol

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26 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS

Are all the desktop shortcuts disappearing meaning you have
none at all on reboot or are only NEW shortcuts that you are creating
disappearing on reboot?
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26 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium sp1 64bit

Hi mate yeah it the new shortcrust that are disappearing my friend thanks
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26 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS

This has been a well documented problem in the past.

First of all I would make sure that you have all Windows Updates installed
including Service Pack 1 for Win 7.
Follow these steps:
Click Start Button (Windows Orb)
Click Control Panel
Click System
At the top where it says Windows edition, just below it should say if the Service Pack 1
is in fact installed on your system. Check for and install any other Windows Updates
anyway by going to Control Panel->Windows Update


Second I would follow this tutorial to rebuild your icon cache (thanks to Brink):
Icon Cache - Rebuild

Third I would take a look at the same question asked by countless other people
and look to see if you can find similar circumstances to yours:
Search The Knowledge Base

Good luck :)

By the way - check your grammer! The shorcrusts would be disappearing - it's Christmas!! LOL
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