1.    25 May 2008 #1
    Don Guest


    Why are shortcuts being automatically added to my desktop when I open and
    close programs from my desktop? It's driving me crazy!

    Don T
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  2.    25 May 2008 #2
    Nonny Guest

    Re: Shortcuts

    On Sun, 25 May 2008 21:30:00 -0700, Don
    <Don@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >Why are shortcuts being automatically added to my desktop when I open and
    >close programs from my desktop? It's driving me crazy!
    >Don T
    Two identical posts should do it for you.

    Be patient. It's beddy-bye time for all but the hard-core folks.
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  3.    26 May 2008 #3
    Join Date : May 2008
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    Vista Ultimate x64
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    Re: Shortcuts

    Get a program called KnownFolder Browser here-->
    and check to see that the relative path and the actual path to your AppData folder is NOT pointing to your desktop. The actual path should be something like..... C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Roaming. Where XXXX represents your logon. To correct this, highlight the incorrect item, right-click and choose change path. From here you should select "Roaming" folder found under AppData, which is found under your logon name. Attached is a screen shot of this dialog box. Once you point the folder away from your desktop back to it's intended target all will be right with the world again.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Shortcuts-browse-folder-jpg  
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