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    Red face Windows 7: Ten Default Shortcuts Access Is Denied

    Hello,

    I am interested in why my Windows 7 computers have what appear to be a default set of ten useless shortcuts. Please see attached picture showing me double clicking one of the ten default shortcuts,

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    Each shortcut does not work. Each produces the same issue, Location is not available, Access is denied.

    Thank you for your time and assistance.

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    Those are what is known as junctions. They are present in Win7 so old programs which do not recognize the newer file structures for personal data will still work.

    Joe

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    Hi Joe,

    Thank you! I have never heard of junctions before so will be reading more about them.

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