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Multiple Desktop folders

  1. #1


    mangosorbet007 Guest

    Multiple Desktop folders

    I have a situation similar to the person who posted this:
    http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/com...58cb8b&m=1&p=1

    The thing is that when I delete the extra folders (and I have checked which
    ones seem to be the extra ones in the manner suggested in the post above) I
    still end up not being able to open the original Desktop, as "the folder xxx
    has been removed" or some such.
    The folders go down 7 levels (Computer>Music>Desktop>Desktop>Desktop>Desktop
    etc.) and are situated in the Music folder, for some stange reason.

    How do I get rid of this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Keith Miller \(MVP\) Guest

    Re: Multiple Desktop folders

    In the Start Search box, type: 'regedit<enter>' to launch the Registry
    Editor.

    Navigate to:

    [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]

    and edit the path for 'Desktop' and whatever other folders are giving you
    problems.

    --
    Good Luck,

    Keith
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]



    "mangosorbet007" <mangosorbet007@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:B9182DD6-E7A7-4D87-A36C-815C32D8AA8B@xxxxxx

    >I have a situation similar to the person who posted this:
    > http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/com...58cb8b&m=1&p=1
    >
    > The thing is that when I delete the extra folders (and I have checked
    > which
    > ones seem to be the extra ones in the manner suggested in the post above)
    > I
    > still end up not being able to open the original Desktop, as "the folder
    > xxx
    > has been removed" or some such.
    > The folders go down 7 levels
    > (Computer>Music>Desktop>Desktop>Desktop>Desktop
    > etc.) and are situated in the Music folder, for some stange reason.
    >
    > How do I get rid of this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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