Windows 10: Desktop shortcuts no longer work Solved

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  1. davidhk's Avatar
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       02 Jul 2018 #21

    ChrisC said: View Post
    Forgot to tell you, David...............followed your instructions and nothing had changed. Still have the problem.
    I gave you 2 suggestions :
    First one is on post #5 about icon cache rebuild. You tried that and didn't work.
    2nd one is on post #7 about doing a system restore. Did you try that too ?
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  2.    02 Jul 2018 #22

    Yup, David, did the restore.................didn't work either.
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  3. davidhk's Avatar
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       02 Jul 2018 #23

    ChrisC said: View Post
    Yup, David, did the restore.................didn't work either.
    Just to make sure...…….
    Did you pick a date when you did NOT have this problem as your restore point ?
    If you just let the system pick one for you, it will pick the most current date. That won't work for you because you already had this problem on that date.
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  4.    06 Jul 2018 #24

    Fought this mess until I thought I'd lose my mind. Tried everything you folks suggested...........in fact, tried everything everyone I know suggested. Finally called AT&T. They ran a test and said it had nothing to do with my computer or modem/router. The cable from the road to the house goes through a field heavily infested with gophers. The technician who came to the house said all 5 lines in that cable were showing "bad" intermittently, which most likely indicates a gopher had penetrated the cable and water had infiltrated. They are going to replace the cable with "gopher cable" in a week or so. So the problem should be solved.

    Thanks for all the suggestions and help. Much appreciated.
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