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Old 12-29-2008, 07:52 PM
 
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I have only one user "Peter" profile. Now when i log-in it does not show my normal "Peter" desktop C:\Users\Peter\Desktop. The desktop shows what ever is in the folder C:\Users\Peter\Documents\Desktop. I can just cut and paste things from the Peter\Desktop folder to the Peter\Documents\Desktop, but I don't want to have to go through all of that if there is an easier way to fix this. I just want my normal desktop back and have it show whats in my Peter\\Desktop.

Before this happened I got the following message when using the Peter profile and trying to open files/folders on my desktop, which I then restarted and found my dekstop displaying a different folder:
"C:\...file/folder's location refers to a location that is not available. It could be on a hard drive on this computer, or on a network. Check to make sure that the disk is properly inserted, or that you are connected to the Internet or your network, and then try again. If it still cannot be located, the information might have been moved to a different location."

If there is no real fix, do you recommend creating a new profile and having my files be moved there or just simply move everything from Peter\Desktop to Peter\Documents\Desktop since apparently that is what my current desktop is showing files/folders from?

Thanks for any advice. I really appreciate it.
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Old 12-29-2008, 09:09 PM
 
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Surf to the folder through explorer/my computer from the path right click on the folder where you current desktop is.. and click the tab "Location" then edit the path and click apply or ok..

I believe this is the path you specified you want.. C:\Users\Peter\Desktop
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:54 PM
 
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Awesome thank you very much! That worked!
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