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Windows 7: Libraries Desktop Icon - Add or Remove

15 Oct 2016   #50

W7 Pro x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello wahnsinn,

The items at the link you posted are unrelated to this tutorial since it doesn't involve the same registry keys.

Are you sure this tutorial is what you were referring to?

Yes, I've noticed myself that the keys are seemingly unrelated, but the effect was as I described, at least for me.

All I can say with certainty is this:
1) applying the MS-KB made the "Libraries" icon re-appear on my desktop
2) applying the .reg in this thread made the icon disappear again
3) at some point after that I noticed the above mentioned zip file problems
4) googling yielded many hits that suggest a connection between such problems and "Libraries"
5) applying the .reg I linked to solved the problem for me

I obviously cannot prove a causal connection between 2) and 3), it just seems likely from my point of view.

I've posted this just in case somebody else experiences similar issues.

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15 Oct 2016   #51

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Do you remember doing anything else before noticing the ZIP file problem that may have been related?

There has to be something. I'm just not sure how the two can be related unless something else was done.
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15 Oct 2016   #52
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Can doing these registry changes and KB's and NOT rebooting cause problems like this?
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15 Oct 2016   #53

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

It just wouldn't get applied until you log out/in or restarted next, otherwise nothing else should be affected.

An update may reset items back to default, but no other issues for this.
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