1.    24 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Mount Dora, Florida
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Pictures Folder keeps appearing on my Desktop

    Ever since I updated to the Windows 10 Anniversary update, I keep getting a Pictures folder reappearing on my desktop. Any clue how to get this to stop without going into the registry and permanently deleting the Folder(?)

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  2.    24 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,737
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi I assume you mean file explorer is launched and displays that folder.

    Does that happen
    a. in Safe Mode
    b. after a clean boot

    See also
    Fix Windows Explorer Window Opening on Startup
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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