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    XP desktop


    I have just bought a new Dell Latitude D620 with XP.

    All is well except for one irritating thing, anything I create on the desktop appears twice !

    If I create a folder or a shortcut then each of the two behave exactly the same, and if I delete one of them the other one also goes, but only one appears in the recycle bin

    Bemused rather than troubled, any help would be much appreciated
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    I'd try adding a new user and see if you have the same problem with a fresh user profile. If the computer came with previously loaded XP and you changed the username maybe you have some left-over detrius in the current user profile or registry.
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    I totally forgot how XP works already. But, most likely that must have something to do with the User Accounts.
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    Thanks Jane I use XP because it actually works without falling over all the time next time microsoft bring out something reliable I might try it (if they ever do of course)

    Thanks Doug trying it now
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    Thanks Doug G - worked perfectly

    it would be interesting to know what caused it in the first place but life is too short

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