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    Desktop Has Nothing But 2 shortcuts,My PC,Recycle Bin and User


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    Here is my problem there are no icons except these but the desktop folder in file explorer shows everything please help me
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    Do you have a second Desktop folder in your onedrive?
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    no I have other issues with windows 10 which I am reporting
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    BIGGEST CHUNGUS said: View Post
    no I have other issues with windows 10 which I am reporting
    The 'Desktop' folder in the navigation pane is your potential User Desktop folder, your screenshot is your Active Desktop.
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    What happens when you type %userprofile%\desktop and press ENTER in the explorer address bar?
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    It views my desktop folder but how to fix the active one thats my problem
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    Edwin said: View Post
    The 'Desktop' folder in the navigation pane is your potential User Desktop folder, your screenshot is your Active Desktop.
    Edwin, what does this mean? I understand the words but not the meaning. Can you explain more please?
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    Ztruker said: View Post
    Edwin, what does this mean? I understand the words but not the meaning. Can you explain more please?
    The Desktop proper folder, in the navigation pane, is the culmination of all available PC stations for your user account...

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    the Active Desktop is the workspace where you choose the icons...

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    Click in the Address bar of Explorer and type: Shell:ThisPCDesktopFolder

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    to verify the folder Windows is using for your Desktop.

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    KeithM said: View Post
    Click in the Address bar of Explorer and type: Shell:ThisPCDesktopFolder

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    to verify the folder Windows is using for your Desktop.

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    here this folder is being used
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