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  1.    16 Feb 2017 #21
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    You can restore the default location without moving any files. You are prompted as to whether you want to move them or not. Then move the location back to D: again.
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  2.    16 Feb 2017 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    You can restore the default location without moving any files. You are prompted as to whether you want to move them or not. Then move the location back to D: again.
    I saw that, but wouldn't that just take me back to where I am now?
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  3.    16 Feb 2017 #23
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    No, as I pointed out before, your problem is that your left column does not even show a Desktop folder. You need to restore this to see your preferred desktop. Somehow your profile was corrupted and it was renamed Documents like the one on D.

    According to your prev post "C:\Users\Tony\Desktop ... folder only contains 3 shortcuts" THIS is the extra 'Documents' folder you need to restore the Default Location of. Figure out which of the two Documents folders this is, then follow Brink's tutorial and just type C:\Users\Tony\Desktop in the Location box in Step 4, continue to create Desktop folder again in Default location.The D:\Tony\Documents with all your content should not be affected; diff location, diff drive, your saved work will still go there.
    Last edited by mrgeek; 16 Feb 2017 at 13:43.
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  4.    16 Feb 2017 #24
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    Thanks, will try that tomorrow
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  5.    16 Feb 2017 #25
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    I second mrgeek advice. Just to add: just right click on the first documents icon (that has desktop icon), click on properties and select location tab. You can restore default location there.

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  6.    16 Feb 2017 #26
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    @AndreTen; look at his screenshot in post 7. His Desktop folder was replaced by a 2nd Documents folder. We agree on the fix and it's pretty simple. He just needs to figure out which of the two is his actual Desktop and re-direct it to the correct place. The other Documents with his work should still go to his D drive but This PC is currently recognizing it as his Desktop.
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  7.    17 Feb 2017 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgeek View Post
    @AndreTen; look at his screenshot in post 7. His Desktop folder was replaced by a 2nd Documents folder. We agree on the fix and it's pretty simple. He just needs to figure out which of the two is his actual Desktop and re-direct it to the correct place. The other Documents with his work should still go to his D drive but This PC is currently recognizing it as his Desktop.
    Exactly @mrgeek, same advice. You can tell from the screenshots which folder is Desktop and which is Documents. Just look at the folder's icons First under This PC is desktop.
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