Windows 7 - files in the Desktop folder do not appear on real office
I had Windows 7 installed a few months, have not had a single problem with it until the last round of updates. After the reboot, everything on my desk has disappeared, including trash. However, if I go to my home, all my files, links directory, folders and trash are always there. If I copy or drag something on the desktop, it immediately disappears, but again it is in my Desktop folder.
I tried everything I can think and found fixes for similar problems in Vista, but they do not work with Windows 7.
Maybe try right-click on desktop, display and uncheck the box next to show the desktop icons; then repeat and re-check the box. I had that happen before and it worked for me...
I use a program called second copy to back up the "My Documents" folder on a portable usb WD drive. The backup folder contains 129 objects. However, when I tried to locate a file in this folder using my Win7 laptop and the same USB, Explorer listed only 29 of these files. I took the training to the XP machine, and everything was normal.
Second copy tech said that they have never heard of this and also that their program uses all exclusive compression in creating backups. If this isn't a problem of Second Coy, then I think the differences in operating systems. It worries me because the primary drive on the XP machine is old enough, then it would be fine if I could restore the files, if necessary, for Win7 machine too.
For what it's worth:
- The backup of file 'My Documents' is located in a hard drive other than c. partiion.
- As far as I know, all were leaving them on this disc are NTFS, but I can't swear to that before a Court of law.
- I'm new to Win7
Can someone me unbaffle on this? It will keep me awake at night.
Thanks in advance!
Saturday, September 8, 2012 18:33:48 + 0000, capt willy says:
I use the second copy for easy use. Saves time and clicks. Maybe the windows backup utility does the same thing, I just found heavy long ago and haven't watched since.
OK, your choice. I don't know second copy, but it is difficult for me to
Imagine it easier than just copy through Windows.
The main issue, you hit the nail on the head. Before that I sent the question I thought to the hidden file attribute, but told myself, 'no. "There is no reason that the bit be set for these files and not others ', not to mention that I thought I had already checked the show hidden files box a long time ago. So I have not yet looked. It turns out that some of them is hidden, and some are not.
But this brings another question which is: why these files are hidden? They just run files mill containing mp3, jpg etc.. Is there a flaw somewhere in Windows that hide files?
Thanks to revive me.
You are welcome. You can hide files and
Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP
original title: where is the location of the Outlook.pst file in Windows 7?
I want to copy my Outlook.pst to my desktop (Windows XP Pro) data to my laptop. Outlook displays the outlook.pst file which will be located in the "C:\Users\Specific User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook" folder on my laptop. However, when I try to access this folder in Windows Explorer, the AppData folder does not appear in the user specific folder. I find in my office because Windows XP does not hide it, but he must hide in the Windows 7 operating system on my laptop. How can I get it so that I can copy the file outlook.pst from my desktop to my laptop? If the file is hidden, is there an easier way to copy outlook data from one computer to another?
To see AppData, enable the display of hidden files and folders in the Control Panel > Folder Options > view .
Video camera Hitachi desktop VOB file, impossible to remove and windows Explorer runs my cpu at 99%. How to delete the file, it won't let me rename etc. Can run the Explorer in the background, but cannot stop it.Try to remove from a command prompt. Tip: you can put the name of the file on theClipboard by pressing SHIFT and right-click the file - copy as pathwill appear in the menu.Type cmd in the start search box, and select command line. TypeDelRight-click in the line of command to paste the path.Frame with quotesfor exampledel "c:\some folder\filename.ext".If Explorer has a lock on the file, Ctrl + Shift + right click on an empty spoton start and choose Explorer output. To restart Explorer press Ctrl + Shift +.Escape and menu file - new task (run)... and type explore.--..--"Andrew Racz" wrote in message news: cb6fbaba-ee1a-4a7a-aa8b-7e97961224d9...> Fired video VOB Hitachi camera desktop file, can't remove it> and windows Explorer runs my cpu at 99%. How to delete the file> It won't let me not rename etc. Can run the Explorer the> background but cannot stop it.
When I go to the troubleshooting help and click Open containing folder I get a window of Windows Explorer that displays the path used (s) - Edward-AppData, etc.. But when I click on the small triangle to the right of the King Édouard the menu drop-down does not include AppData, and if I just go in Windows Explorer and the Edward users, there is no AppData folder. So I can't overwrite the profile file with saved my laptop earlier profile information. Case beside Edward symbol has a lock on it, but I don't know what that means or how to unlock.
%AppData%\microsoft\windows\sendto is the name of an environment variable.
On XP, this variable points to C:\Documents and Settings\ < user > \Application Data\
"Application Data" in XP/Win2K and "AppData" in Vista/Windows 7 are hidden files, use %APPDATA%\microsoft\windows\sendto in the file name field
You can use the help > troubleshooting information > Profile Directory > open containing folder
See also use the page to troubleshooting information to help solve the problems of Firefox
Windows Live Mail
Out going Server Port is set to 25
Microsoft Security Essentials
We had a problem where some - not all - of our messages are not received. When these messages are sent, they do not throw a notification saying that they cannot be delivered and they appear in the "sent" folder as usual.
We are a company that sends quotes to potential customers, so we really need it is resolved as soon as POSSIBLE. We will send about 10 quotes per week and at least once a fortnight we will have someone complain that they have not received their e-mail while the others will be fine.
The emails that we send have attachments so sometimes fall into undesirable people, but sometimes they are not either and we must resort to getting a second e-mail address to the sent message.
If anyone can help me with this very frustrating problem, I would be very grateful.
Thanks for your replies, but I have now solved the problem by changing the port from 25 to 465 number.
I needed to use the System Tools Disk Cleanup utility in the Accessories folder, but when I click on all programs, he's not here, but I find when I right click on my computer and go explore I find.
The following links may be worth a visit:
(891893) the accessories program group is not
displayed in the menu all programs in Windows XP
restorations, missing shortcuts to the Accessories group
(for use with Windows XP only)
You will need to decompress the file or just open the Zip file
Drag the "AccRestore.exe" file to your
In recent years, I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader (IX, X, XI) on my Sony Vaio.
It has been integrated with MS Office 2010 and worked perfect with Outlook, Word and Excel.
Last week, I had serious risks with my laptop and had to do a clean installation of Windows 7 64-bit.
I installed all the software in the back (end point of Eset Antivirus 5, MS Office 2010 32-bit, etc.) and in the end, yesterday
I finally installed Adobe Acrobat Reader (free) XI. Then I noticed with disappointment that there is no tape of Adobe.
I have everything mentioned here fact PDFMaker unavailable | Office 2007, Office 2010 | Acrobat 9, X, Acrobat Acrobat XI
including instalation in a simplified mode, but it don't work for me.
The above path in the link does not exist in my computer "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat [9.0 or 10.0]\PDFMaker\Office'. ]"
I can find only: "C:\Program Files (x 86) \Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader"-a path to the AR app. There is no record of PDFMaker to all.
And another path: 'C:\ProgramData\Adobe\Acrobat\11.0\Replicate' - Replicate is the only record less "11.0".
Do you have any idea what I might do to install PDFMaker module and use it with MS Office 2010?
Sorry for my bad English.
I will be very gratefull for help.
If you have all the products Adobe Reader on your system, you have problems. Adobe accurate should not have more than one copy of an application on their system.
Player doesn't have a plug-in for MS Office of any version.
Acrobat only has a plug-in for MS Office. New Adobe does not support more than one copy of Acrobat on a system. And if you dare have the reader on the same system, then, Acrobat and Reader should be to the same major version.
I wanted to change the location of my personal (user) of the C: drive to another. By mistake, I gave the location of the desktop as D:\ folder. The result was not to my liking (instead of the desktop folder, I saw the folder on the drive (same icon and the bar blue % used).) I tried to change the settings in the registry, which was advised by another site. They told me to make the following changes:
To do this, go to start > run, type "regedit" and get the keys listed below. You can create a string value extensible "Desktop" in the "User Shell Folders" key, if this value does not exist.
Now, double-click the name of the "Desktop" under "Shell Folders" and "User Shell Folders" respectively, to set a new path in their fields in the value data for your 'Office' folder
- 1 registry entry:
Key type: the current user
Value name: Desktop
Data type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Another value: set the new path to the desktop folder.
- 2 registry entry:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell dossiers\]
Key type: the current user
Value name: Desktop
Data type: REG_EXPAND_SZ (expandable string value)
Another value: set the new path to the desktop folder.
I did, and she is back to normal. However, the desktop in the user directory folder is hidden , even if I put the path by default (the check box for the hidden option is grayed out). Also, the default icon for the Office changed default folder icon.
I want the desktop folder as it is. How can I do this?
Note: This was done in the administrator account.
I solved the problem of "hidden folder" by changing the attributes of the desktop folder. He was set to RHSD, I changed it to RD, remove hidden and system attributes, by using the command "attrib".
However, there is NO "desktop.ini" file in the desktop folder, or it is hidden so that I can't see it in the 7-Zip file manager. Does that create a problem? How can I do this? As far as I know, is that it is [.] ShellClassInfo] wrote the top of the page and there are two other elements, namely LocalizedResourceName and IconResource. What should I write in these two?
- 1 registry entry:
This is my first Mp3 player. It connected to my PC very well, charge, etc. My PC recognizes it. However, I would like to transfer an mp3 file that is located in a zipped folder. Drag the whole folder does not have a real copy to the "rocket". Unzip the file and then drag that file does not either - unzip the file opens a new window to display the files, then the "rocket" is more listed as an option/target.
This type of file transfer is the entire reason I bought an MP3 in the first place! Can someone help me?
My windows system is XP. I also tried the transfer using Media Player (I have version 11), without success.
Full of hope,
First thing you downloaded files zipped directly to the drive or your hard drive? Go to your hard drive. Then, you must check out it. Then when you see this new file right click on it, choose copy then go to 'My Computer' your rocket and open it, chose the open internal memory, open the music folder, then paste it. Follow these steps exactly or if you cannot, after differences you encounter.
Registration using Windows XP, the desktop icons do not appear.
You see only your background image and the wallpaper?
Miss all your desktop icons and you don't see the taskbar at the bottom of the screen or are simply missing icons and you can see the taskbar at the bottom?
Check the simple things first. Right-click on an open space on your desktop, choose Arrange icons by and make sure the option show desktop icons has a check mark next to it. This will work if you don't miss you that the desktop icons, but still see the Start button and the taskbar. If you are missing as the Start button and the taskbar, which isn't your problem.
If only you can see your wallpaper background picture and don't see the desktop icons and no start button or taskbar, this means that the explorer.exe program does not run (and it must be running) or the explorer.exe program are usually afflicted. A good way to think about at the moment, it is that the process explorer.exe "is" your desktop.
If this is the case of malware in general prepares.
What is your system brand and model?
What is your version of XP and the Service Pack?
You have a true bootable XP installation CD (it is not the same as any recovery CD provided with your system)?
Describe your current antivirus and software anti malware situation: McAfee, Symantec, Norton, Spybot, AVG, Avira!, MSE, Panda, Trend Micro, CA, Defender, ZoneAlarm, PC Tools, Comodo, etc..
Sometimes your anti malware program to quarantine (and indeed remove) your file explorer.exe (or other critical files on the XP system) if it finds that the file is infected. The file may really be infected, but you can know for sure and then reconsider your anti malware options.
First, you need to get your work desk in order to have room for manoeuvre, then you can solve your problem of potential malware.
Of your background image, press Ctrl-Alt-Del and open Task Manager.
Look at the processes tab and if the process explorer.exe is not running, start it as follows:
In Task Manager, click file, new task, and in the Open box, enter:
Click OK and see if get you your office. If you get an error, we need to know what it says.
If explorer.exe is already running in the processes tab, it is likely that the object of the affection and will need to be replaced (which is not difficult).
If you notice that the explorer.exe process is already running in the Task Manager, highlight the explorer.exe process, and then click end process to stop and start a new explorer.exe process as described above.
If things look right now, your system is still not fixed, but it should be enough usable so now you can fix it.
I would start with these scans:
Perform scans for malware first, then these scans by operating clean, difficulty of problems:
Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware detection programs:
They can be uninstalled later if you wish.
Please report back with information about your system and your results if you need additional assistance.
I have a network machine, 4 machines and a fifth small office which acts as a server. I created a folder target on the server. Then, I try to map a drive on one of the four other machines that have access to this folder target on the server. However, the target folder will not appear when I go to the other machine card.
Your question is more complex that most seem to be on the answers. I suggest that you re-post on our TechNetforums where computer professionals can help you.
I hope this helps.
I have a laptop under Windows 7 (SP1) and a desktop running XP (SP3). I have connected both via a wireless network. While I can see and access shared files/folders from one computer to the other computer, I can only read/write files in the shared folder on the portable computer that is running Windows 7.If I try and change a file in the shared folder from the PC under XP on my laptop, I get the message "this file is set to read-only. Try again with a different name "." I know that the file is NOT checked for read-only. When I change the name of the file I get the error message "\\Desktop\SharedDocs\filename.doc you are not allowed to save in this location. Contact the administrator for approval. You want to save in the folder my documents instead? "If I save the file to another location on the laptop under Win7 it save then OK. I can not just save a modified version of the file in the same shared folder from desktop running XP.It seems that it must be something to do with permissions and access to the parameters of the desktop running XP but I can not find these. Fairly easy to find in Windows 7.Finally, I don't have a login/password set for the connection to the computer to Office XP. I don't have a user name and password for the laptop Win7 but you have turned off password protected sharing.Anyone have a solution to this?Thank you
OK - the problem is now resolved.I noticed that the read-only for the shared folder has been checked. When I unchecked it and also checked the box "allow network users to change my files" in the shared folder properties/sharing, I was able to modify and save files in the shared folder on my laptop.It's a little weird because I thought I had done this the other day where the results have been less successful. Strange.Thanks for your help.
original title: Lost leader
I moved a file from the desktop to a folder. I can't find anywhere. Where should I look?
You can try the Windows search.
I can't open the .jpg files from the desktop using "Windows Photo Gallery" as the default program. They open normally from nowhere elsewhere, but not directly from the desktop. No error, nothing happens.
If I right click 'open with' open with other programs like IE but not "Windows Photo Gallery". It is not a specific .jpg file, this is all .jpg files. For example... I have a .jpg file in a folder on my desktop, open folder double click, it will open in the "Windows Photo Gallery". Copy and paste the SAME file on the desktop, double-click on, nothing happens. I tried to restart, change the default value of IE, open the file, it opens, by default change to "Windows Photo Gallery" doesn't work... I am confused?
Welcome to the community of Windows Vista answers.
This can happen in the database that keeps track of all the photos and videos in your collection is damaged. You can rebuild your database by:
(1) close Windows Live Photo Gallery
(2) · Click Start
(3) · Click on my computer
(4) · Paste this address into the address field %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Photo Gallery
(5) · Right-click Pictures.pd5
(6) click on rename
(7) · Change the name of the file to OLD_Pictures.pd5
(8) · Restart the computer and then try to open the Windows Photo Gallery.
Try using the tool (SFC.exe) System File Checker to check and repair corrupt system files. To do this, follow these steps:
How to run scan SFC
1. click on the Start button
2. on the Start Menu, click all programs followed by accessories
3. in the menu accessories, right-click on command line option
4. in the drop-down menu that appears, click the "Run as Administrator" option
5 If you have the enabled User Account Control (UAC) you will be asked to consent to the opening of the command line. You simply press the button continue if you are the administrator or insert password etc.
6. in the command prompt window, type: sfc/scannow then press enter
7. a message is displayed to indicate that "the analysis of the system will start.
8. be patient because the analysis may take some time
9. If all of the necessary files any replacement SFC will replace them. You may be asked to insert your Vista DVD for this process to continue
10. If all goes although you should, after the analysis, see the following message "Windows resource protection not found any breach of integrity.
11 after the scan finished, close the command prompt window reboot the computer and check.
For more information, see the link below.
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