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    My Computer icon not working (XP Pro svc pk 1)

    Hello.. About 2 weeks ago I noticed that when I click on "My Computer" on the desktop, it opens "My Documents" If I right click on "My Computer" and choose "open" or "explore" it opens and explores "My Computer" as it should. The properties on the "My Computer" icon gives me "System Properties" as it should. It is only when I try and open "My Computer" by clicking on it that it opens "My Documents" sorry it sounds so complated. Too many "My s
    Thanks for any input
    Dave Smith

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    Re: My Computer icon not working (XP Pro svc pk 1)

    Just a guess, but if you haveTweakUI you might try the Repair option for Desktop Icons (see attachment). I've never had to use this function, but I have read and heard that it fixes this type of problem. I did a Google for your problem and came up with very little information and nothing very useful.
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    Re: My Computer icon not working (XP Pro svc pk 1)

    And maybe, if Doc's Rebuild suggestion doesn't do it, you might try the Desktop selection in that same TweakUI program. Un-check the My Computer entry, reboot and then go back in to TweakUI again and turn it back on. Maybe either Doc's or this idea might jump-start the thing for you. <img src=/S/crossfingers.gif border=0 alt=crossfingers width=17 height=16>

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