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Windows 7 -- Network Icons vanish?

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I got an annoying problem, perhaps you can help me. I got a computer running Windows 7. On my desktop i got a few icons. Many of them are shortcuts to documents and locations on my company network.

However, Windows occasionally removes ALL icons pointing to network locations. It likes to do that if I wake up the computer from stand-by. All icons pointing to programs and documents on my workstation, not on the network remain behind, everything pointing to a network location gets deleted.

What's up with that? Is that some kind of odd new feature? How can I delete it?

Rebooting does not help, the icons get deleted permanently, and I need to recreate and rearrange them on my desktop again and again. That's terribly annoying!

Thanks in advance!
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