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Public folder ???

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    Public folder ???

    Hello All.
    I have a public folder that has appeared on my desktop.
    I kid you not.
    I had updates to install,I did so,re-started and hey presto there it is.
    What now ??? I don't want it on my desktop but there are no options to move or delete it

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    Re: Public folder ???

    What is the folder called.

    Try looking here for help
    Folder Permissions[11]=File Folder Settings

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    Re: Public folder ???

    Thanks for the quick reply.
    It's simply called "Public"

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    Re: Public folder ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Nelly View Post
    Hello All.
    I have a public folder that has appeared on my desktop.
    I kid you not.
    I had updates to install,I did so,re-started and hey presto there it is.
    What now ??? I don't want it on my desktop but there are no options to move or delete it
    Hello Nelly,

    This tutorial should be able to help you delet the Public folder on the desktop.

    Public Folder - Add or Remove from the Desktop

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

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    Re: Public folder ???

    Man is my face red
    Did a search on the Tutorials and sailed right past it
    Thanks Shawn I'll sort it out when I'm home.

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    Re: Public folder ???

    Do not be embarrassed. It was just created and posted only a few minutes ago.

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    Re: Public folder ???

    Ok I understand now
    All done and all round.
    Once again thanks for this goldmine.

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    Re: Public folder ???

    You're welcome Nelly. I'm happy to hear it helped you get it sorted.

    Shawn

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