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What is the path of MyComputer and RecycleBin?

Hi there;

A very noob question...I am writing a program C# that deletes the desktop content other than MyComputer and ReCycleBin and the D: drive...

I have to exclude MyComputer and ReCycleBin...I cannot find the paths of them under C:\Docs.Sett.\Desktop...or am i missing something?

Perhaps a register...I don't know...Would you help?

Best regards...
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jazzIIIlove
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eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLLCommented:
If you try these commands from the run menu it will open up MY Computer and Recycle BIn, however Im not sure if these commands will help you in your program.
My Computer : explorer.exe /root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
Recycle Bin : explorer.exe /root,::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
The recycle bin isn't appearing in my file listing.  Also, I'm not sure what to do if the User has renamed the "My Computer" link.  I'm not sure .Net can read the data in Links using Native code...may need outside WinAPIs and/or VBScript:
        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            string Desktop = Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.DesktopDirectory);
            System.IO.DirectoryInfo di = new DirectoryInfo(Desktop);
            foreach (System.IO.FileInfo fi in di.GetFiles())
            {
                if (fi.Name != "My Computer.lnk")
                {
                    // do something with "fi":
                    System.Diagnostics.Debug.Print(fi.Name);
                }
            }
        }

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jazzIIIloveAuthor Commented:
<<Im not sure what to do if the User has renamed the "My Computer" link.

impossible he can't do such a thing...under DC and policies he is...

I will be trying your code tomorrow...
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jazzIIIloveAuthor Commented:
Really sorry for my delay...I was away...
dle_Mind code is perfectly suitable for me...

Best regards...
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jazzIIIloveAuthor Commented:
Idle_Mind: your code is suitable for me...
eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLL: thanks for the registry...I will use it for future use...
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