Desptop in windows explorer

Posted on 2014-08-08
Last Modified: 2014-08-10
I used to Have Desktop under my Favorites in Windows Explorer on my Windows 7. But it disappears. How do I get it back? Thanks
Question by:leblanc
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    Accepted Solution

    go to your username folder and drag the desktop shortcut to your favorites
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    Assisted Solution

    I tried to hide mine but cant seem to replicate it, try this go to control panel all folder options tick to show all.
    The Desktop link is a shortcut from your user name
    Here is a guide that includes how to add links to favourites
    scroll down to
    To Add Links to Favorites in the Navigation Pane

    Windows 7: Favorites - Links - Add or Remove in Navigation Pane
    May I ask what you did for it to disappear?
    You could also try system restore
    In your search type system restore click on it at the top
    Did this help?
    regards Merete

    Author Comment

    I have no idea what I did to make it disappears.
    LVL 69

    Expert Comment

    No worries, did our suggestions solve it for you and put the desktop back?
    We posted at the same time so David Johnson, CD, MVP comment is really easy
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    Expert Comment

    Thank you leblanc

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