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Created some 'Desktop' folders by accident

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    Created some 'Desktop' folders by accident


    Hi use vista. You know when downloading it tells you to pick a place to save it?

    I accedently clicked desktop and draged it to another place. Now I have about 3 desktop folders

    Please help me how to fix this. Is there a program?

    Please answer!

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    Re: Created some 'Desktop' folders by accident

    It's not quite clear where or what these desktop folders are, but is anything stopping you from deleting these folders if you don't want them?

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    To many desktop folders? Help!

    When I open up a folder in the sidebar theres a yellow folder that says desktop (2)

    and another desktop folder thats yellow

    Witch desktop folder do I delete?

    The yellow ones?

    Say if I had 5 programs on my computer. my regular desktop folder only shows 3.

    When I go to contacts

    theres desktop witch goes to a desktop folder after that theres a cuple more than after all of them i see a regualr vista desktop folder that only shoes a couple of programs than whats on my screen

    Do I deleted the yellow folders or is it conected to the regualr one and it \will delete the whole folders??

    post if you need more

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    Re: Created some 'Desktop' folders by accident

    Hello Help000, and welcome to Vista Forums.

    • This may be able to help you fix this:
    • Backup anything that you do not want to lose in the Desktop folders. (Ex: Shortcuts on your desktop)
    • Use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to restore the default C:\Users\(user-name)\Desktop folder location.
      Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder
    • Delete all Desktop folders.
    • Use OPTION ONE in the link above to open the Desktop folder.
    • Restart the computer.

    Hope this helps,

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