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I want to remove Page Not Found link on MySite in SharePoint 2013

Posted on 2014-11-17
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I installed and configured SharePoint 2013 and everything was fine. Because of the difficulty in Navigating to our home page from MySIte, I decided to add a link to Home Page, which was fine. But unfortunately, I dont know how link "Page Not Found" got to appear on my quick link navigation. See below:

MySite-Navigation-error.png
All my efforts to remove it was not successful. When I clicked Edit link, Page Not Found is not available for editing or removal. Also, when I Navigate to Settings->Site Settings->Navigation, I still cant remove the link, despite the fact that I selected structured Navigation without choosing Show Pages or Sites.

Please can someone help me to get this link out?
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Question by:Opeyemi Yusuf
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Mohit Nair earned 500 total points
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Does it direct you to the home page if you click on "Page not found" ?
Try editing it via SharePoint designer. Ensure you login with farm account while editing.
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by:FastFngrz
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I've found that if the User Profile Root site collection has the Site Publishing feature created, then a Pages library is created, and if there's a PageNotFound.aspx in that library, the issue appears!  I deleted that document in the /pages library and the problem went away!
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