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    Win10Pro64 Shortcut Problems

    Today, Win10 Pro 64bit wiped the url info from all of my URL shortcuts on the desktop. Have had similar problems with location paths being wiped from program icons on desktop. Problem seems to be random, excepting urls, which are global. Anyone have similar problems? Anyone found a solution?

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    How were the shortcuts created? Which build is this?

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    Win10Pro64 Shortcut Problems

    JoeP: Build is final Win 10 rtm. Icons are established by going to the .exe file of a program, right clicking, and hitting create shortcut. Icon thus made has the correct path, etc. At the next reboot, the icon is stripped of the path info, the icon image is blank, and clicking the icon has no effect. I delete the corrupted icon, reestablish a new one, and the same thing happens ad infinitum. On the url icons, I copy the url from the page I want, go to the desktop, right click a vacant space and click New Shortcut. Paste the url to the first screen, name the icon on the second screen, and execute. After a random reboot (doesn't happen every time), the url path will be deleted from the icon. This corruption does not happen to every program and/or url icon, but randomly after a given reboot. It obviously is not a fatal problem, more a royal p-i-t-a. BTW, have run AV and malware AMW scans with negative results.

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    Is this a new or recent behavior or has it been there from the onset? Is this an Upgrade from 7 or 8.1 to 10? Oh, wait, I see you said "today". In that case do 2 things:
    1. Run sfc /scannow
    2. Do a System Restore to a date before this behavior started.

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