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Windows 7 XP Mode Desktop icons lose path after hibernation

HI All,
I have a user with a Windows 7 PC running XP mode for some of their outdated applications.
My problem is, that after I have created a shortcut to an application (or folder) from one of the mapped drives that appear in XP mode, after a hibernate or complete PC restart, the shortcut icons no longer work.
Other icons that are pointing to apps on  the virtual PC C: drive are fine, it's only the ones that are linked to mapped drives.
Any clues as to how I can stop this happening?
One shortcut is for an application on the main server and the other is just pointing to a folder in Documents on his Windows 7 drive - fairly straight forward, but a pain to keep re-doing every day.
Thanks for any help received.
Mark
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I presume if  you log into the XP mode, then the shortcuts will work?
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The shortcuts are on the Virtual XP PC desktop and work properly as soon as I create them - but it's after a hibernate or PC restart that they need to be added again.
If you do a browse for target, it comes back immediatly with not found and hence I have to add them again.
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Hi Graye,
Sorry, meant to post this yesterday, but got side tracked.
The above suggestion worked perfectly.
Thanks for your help.
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Mark