windows 7 keeps putting folders on my desktop

April 22, 2011 at 18:51:36
Specs: Windows 7
windows 7 keeps putting folder like "my videos" "contacts" "my pictures"ect.. on my desk top and putting back in my documents. I have deleted them from the desktop and my documents but they reappear when I start my computer. It is not always the same sometimes its "my searches" or the "favorite" folder that shows up. Does anyone know how to permanently gets these off the desktop?

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April 24, 2011 at 21:33:46

in fact this is not how PCs use to work ..

the only thing i could think about .. is virus

thanks to you i know the idea of it ..

so you have 2 things to do

1- download NOD32 or any softwere you could trust ..then scan your pc ..

2- fight back ..

go to ( my computer )>( C drive )>( users )>( your user folder )

the virus copy the files from here .. you could try to delete them but this may not be the smart move ..

do as you wish just dont be lazy to download lol

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April 25, 2011 at 04:43:05
I do not believe that this is the correct answer, wait for more responses, but also please fill in any details you may have left out, like where do you typically put all of your personal files.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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April 25, 2011 at 19:30:46
I have run virus scans and I made sure that everything was updated and tuned up. This seemed to help some but the pre-made Microsoft windows 7 "contacts" folder keeps appearing on the desk top this week. I don't use any of the pre-made folders so I don't really have a specific place I keep them and I realize I probably may not be able to get rid of them completely. I just want them off the desktop since I keep my most frequently used folders there.

I keep most of my folders in "my documents" Other things I can think of that might cause issues are I use Firefox as my browser and I work in adobe CS3. Illustrator can make my computer do wacky things especially if I have other programs or the internet going at the same time. I also think it could be an issue with windows 7 which does not give as many options to customize these things as earlier versions.

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