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Old 2nd December 2007   #1
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Unused Desktop Icons Folder disappeared


I dont know what happened but yes there is NO Unused Desktop folder on my desktop anymore. How can I put it back?


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Did you by any chance recently "use" the icons that were in the folder?

Did you look in the recycle bin?

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Did you by any chance recently "use" the icons that were in the folder?

Did you look in the recycle bin?


I looked in the recycle bin, there is nothing shown as that folder
I do not believe that I recently used those files.

I did a test, running a desktop cleanup wizard, it says it moved a file to that folder but now, I cannot find that folder so the icon for me is gone.

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Did you do a search for "unused desktop shortcuts"? I use Agent Ransack (a free program) to search for that and it showed me where it is located.

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I did a search with Copernic Desktop Search. Nothing came up.

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Whiskeyman - your solution worked now it appears

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