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    Reappearing Icons?!?

    I can't delete some Shortcut Icons that a user added to my desktop!
    He created shortcuts to some photos that he emailed to a friend. When they were sent he deleted the pictures and the shortcuts. When I restart the machine, the shortcuts reappear and additional copies of the shortcuts appear. My desktop is completely covered with icons every time boot up.

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    Re: Reappearing Icons?!?

    Is this a shared computer, if so the links may have been added to the "All User" account. Go to 'Documents and Settings, All Users, Desktop". If the links are listed here you should be able to delete them from here. BUT, you may need to have "Admin" permissions to do this.

    Hope this helps.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Reappearing Icons?!?

    No. The machine is used as access terminal (5250 Emulation) to an AS400 system, but it does not share files with, nor is it connected to, any other machines. The MS programs are all standalone.

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    Re: Reappearing Icons?!?

    Still go look in the "Documents and Setting folder" and you may find different accounts. Check ALL of them.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Reappearing Icons?!?

    Thanks. I'll take a look and let you know what I find.

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