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Where are the Desktop icons?

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#1
When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home Premium,
I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though the
properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is located.
Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
 

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Charlie42

#2
"BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote:

> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
> Premium,
> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
> the
> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
> located.
> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
The Desktop folder in \Users\Public is hidden by default.

How to see it in Windows Explorer: Tools > Folder Options > View tab > Show
hidden files and folders.

Charlie42
 

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Rick Rogers

#3
Hi,

It should be C:\Users\Public\Desktop, but you may need to set folder options
to view hidden and system folders. Have you tried simply typing it into the
address bar?

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
> Premium,
> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
> the
> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
> located.
> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
 

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Robin

#4
I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives. I
have my explorer set to classic view.


"BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
> Premium,
> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
> the
> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
> located.
> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
 

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Robin

#5
I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives. I
have my explorer set to classic view.


"BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
> Premium,
> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
> the
> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
> located.
> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
 

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Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]

#6
You are not gonna find one because there is no such account as Public, the
Public directory is shared with multiple users who want to share files.
--
Andre
Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
My Vista Quickstart Guide:
http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!E8E5CC039D51E3DB!9709.entry
"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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>
> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives.
> I
> have my explorer set to classic view.
>
>
> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>> Premium,
>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
>> the
>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>> located.
>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
>
 

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forty-nine

#7
"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>
> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives.
> I
> have my explorer set to classic view.
>
>
> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>> Premium,
>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
>> the
>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>> located.
>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
>

Right below "desktop" on my PC, is my user name folder, then public.

If you don't see it there...expand c: , then open users
 

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Chris Game

#8
On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 07:40:20 -0500, Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin] wrote:

> You are not gonna find one because there is no such account as
> Public, the Public directory is shared with multiple users who
> want to share files.
There's a C:\Users\Public folder, and it's a yellow one rather than
a blue one in Explorer so I guess it's real, not a system artifact.

--
Chris Game

"Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before
we are sixteen." -- Albert Einstein
 

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#9
Does any one know why an icon suddenly disappears? That happen on my wife's desktop to the Firefox icon. Can't seem to get it back, even though it works fine on my desktop (we share a computer). BTW, already tried "change Icons" in the properties dialog box, no luck.
 

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Rick Rogers

#10
Hi Robin,

The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at the top
of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
C:\Users\<user>\desktop.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>
> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives.
> I
> have my explorer set to classic view.
>
>
> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>> Premium,
>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
>> the
>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>> located.
>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
>
 

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Robin

#11
Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for some
reason. Weird.

"Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx

> Hi Robin,
>
> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at the
> top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>>
>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see Desktop
>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other drives.
>> I
>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>
>>
>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx

>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>> Premium,
>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even though
>>> the
>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>>> located.
>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these files?
>>
>
 

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Rick Rogers

#12
Hi,

It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are involved in.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx

> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for some
> reason. Weird.
>
> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx

>> Hi Robin,
>>
>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at the
>> top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>>>
>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>> Desktop
>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>> drives. I
>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>
>>>
>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>>> Premium,
>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>> though
>>>> the
>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>>>> located.
>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>> files?
>>>
>>
>
 

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Robin

#13
my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see them
on other websites. Lost in Space?

"Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx

> Hi,
>
> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are involved
> in.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx

>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for some
>> reason. Weird.
>>
>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx

>>> Hi Robin,
>>>
>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at the
>>> top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Best of Luck,
>>>
>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>
>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>> Desktop
>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>> drives. I
>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>>>> Premium,
>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>> though
>>>>> the
>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>>>>> located.
>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>> files?
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
 

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Rick Rogers

#14
Hi,

Cute...

No, likely you are just not downloading enough headers.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:erHkzeDYIHA.5160@xxxxxx

> my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see them
> on other websites. Lost in Space?
>
> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx

>> Hi,
>>
>> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are involved
>> in.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx

>>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for some
>>> reason. Weird.
>>>
>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx
>>>> Hi Robin,
>>>>
>>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at
>>>> the top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>>>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>
>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>
>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>>
>>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>>> Desktop
>>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>>> drives. I
>>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>>>>> Premium,
>>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>>> though
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>>>>>> located.
>>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>>> files?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
 

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Robin

#15
I think they all download automatically when I refresh? Sometimes I reply
to sender by mistake instead of replay to group but it wasn't the case this
time because I checked my sent folder.

"Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:OE3Y3lDYIHA.1208@xxxxxx

> Hi,
>
> Cute...
>
> No, likely you are just not downloading enough headers.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:erHkzeDYIHA.5160@xxxxxx

>> my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see
>> them on other websites. Lost in Space?
>>
>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx

>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are involved
>>> in.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Best of Luck,
>>>
>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx
>>>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for some
>>>> reason. Weird.
>>>>
>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx
>>>>> Hi Robin,
>>>>>
>>>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at
>>>>> the top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>>>>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>
>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>
>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>>>> Desktop
>>>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>>>> drives. I
>>>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>>>>>> Premium,
>>>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>>>> though
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it is
>>>>>>> located.
>>>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>>>> files?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
 

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Rick Rogers

#16
Hi Robin,

Since you're using Windows Mail, simply click tools/options and on the read
tab uncheck the line for "get xxx headers at a time". This will allow the
system to download all available messages.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:efFynsDYIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>I think they all download automatically when I refresh? Sometimes I reply
>to sender by mistake instead of replay to group but it wasn't the case this
>time because I checked my sent folder.
>
> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:OE3Y3lDYIHA.1208@xxxxxx

>> Hi,
>>
>> Cute...
>>
>> No, likely you are just not downloading enough headers.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:erHkzeDYIHA.5160@xxxxxx

>>> my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see
>>> them on other websites. Lost in Space?
>>>
>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are
>>>> involved in.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>
>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>
>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx
>>>>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for
>>>>> some reason. Weird.
>>>>>
>>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx
>>>>>> Hi Robin,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at
>>>>>> the top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>>>>>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>>>>> Desktop
>>>>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>>>>> drives. I
>>>>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista Home
>>>>>>>> Premium,
>>>>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>>>>> though
>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it
>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>> located.
>>>>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>>>>> files?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
 

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Robin

#17
Doesn't it tell me on the info bar at the bottom if I have headers not
downloaded? I've noticed if I have too many unread messages I have to
click catchup to download all?

"Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:ewmf50DYIHA.4696@xxxxxx

> Hi Robin,
>
> Since you're using Windows Mail, simply click tools/options and on the
> read tab uncheck the line for "get xxx headers at a time". This will allow
> the system to download all available messages.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:efFynsDYIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>>I think they all download automatically when I refresh? Sometimes I reply
>>to sender by mistake instead of replay to group but it wasn't the case
>>this time because I checked my sent folder.
>>
>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:OE3Y3lDYIHA.1208@xxxxxx

>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Cute...
>>>
>>> No, likely you are just not downloading enough headers.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Best of Luck,
>>>
>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:erHkzeDYIHA.5160@xxxxxx
>>>> my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see
>>>> them on other websites. Lost in Space?
>>>>
>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are
>>>>> involved in.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>
>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>
>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx
>>>>>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for
>>>>>> some reason. Weird.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx
>>>>>>> Hi Robin,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown at
>>>>>>> the top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each user is
>>>>>>> C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>>>>>> Desktop
>>>>>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>>>>>> drives. I
>>>>>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista
>>>>>>>>> Home
>>>>>>>>> Premium,
>>>>>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>>>>>> though
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it
>>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>>> located.
>>>>>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>>>>>> files?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
 

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forty-nine

#18
"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Doesn't it tell me on the info bar at the bottom if I have headers not
> downloaded? I've noticed if I have too many unread messages I have to
> click catchup to download all?
>
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The last icon to the right in the toolbar should be "Get Next Headers".
That will download any "undownloaded" headers.

"Catch Up" will mark your account as up to date with the server, so you will
lose any messages you had yet to download.
 

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Hi Robin,

Only if it has synchronized, and it's not always accurate. Using catch-up
just marks the downloaded ones as read and clears the synching queue.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Doesn't it tell me on the info bar at the bottom if I have headers not
> downloaded? I've noticed if I have too many unread messages I have to
> click catchup to download all?
>
> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:ewmf50DYIHA.4696@xxxxxx

>> Hi Robin,
>>
>> Since you're using Windows Mail, simply click tools/options and on the
>> read tab uncheck the line for "get xxx headers at a time". This will
>> allow the system to download all available messages.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:efFynsDYIHA.4440@xxxxxx

>>>I think they all download automatically when I refresh? Sometimes I
>>>reply to sender by mistake instead of replay to group but it wasn't the
>>>case this time because I checked my sent folder.
>>>
>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> news:OE3Y3lDYIHA.1208@xxxxxx
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Cute...
>>>>
>>>> No, likely you are just not downloading enough headers.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>
>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>
>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> news:erHkzeDYIHA.5160@xxxxxx
>>>>> my last message posted but not the other 2. If I google it I can see
>>>>> them on other websites. Lost in Space?
>>>>>
>>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> news:eqNgogAYIHA.4808@xxxxxx
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It did post, Robin. Hit ctrl+h to see only threads that you are
>>>>>> involved in.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:uXWqNS$XIHA.6140@xxxxxx
>>>>>>> Thank you. Did my message post? I can't see it in Windows Mail for
>>>>>>> some reason. Weird.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> "Rick Rogers" <rick@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>> news:O0JPEE8XIHA.1132@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>> Hi Robin,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The special properties of the Desktop folder allow it to be shown
>>>>>>>> at the top of the folder tree, but its actual location for each
>>>>>>>> user is C:\Users\<user>\desktop.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> Best of Luck,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>>>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>>>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "Robin" <greetings@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>>> news:OoYSQl0XIHA.4440@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I thought Desktop was at the top of the tree. On my Vista I see
>>>>>>>>> Desktop
>>>>>>>>> and all the icons, then Computer and after that c:\ and the other
>>>>>>>>> drives. I
>>>>>>>>> have my explorer set to classic view.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> "BRod" <BRod@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>>>>>> news:E29B1804-CA9F-4777-933C-676B6805A513@xxxxxx
>>>>>>>>>> When I use Windows Explorer to look for Desktop icons in Vista
>>>>>>>>>> Home
>>>>>>>>>> Premium,
>>>>>>>>>> I can't find a Desktop folder in the C:/Users/Public folder, even
>>>>>>>>>> though
>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>> properties on the icon I'm looking for says that this is where it
>>>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>>>> located.
>>>>>>>>>> Is there some new twist from XP that I've missed that hides these
>>>>>>>>>> files?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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