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    Win 7 desktop icons keep vanishing and being removed from roaming profile?


    Hi,

    I have a user who every few days looses a bunch of icons from their desktop and they are also being removed from the V2 roaming profile.

    I copy them back over from their old XP profile, they log back on and they stay there for a few days, then out of the blue, half of them vanish and we are back to square one?

    Any ideas why this is happening and how i fix it?

    thanks,

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    Are they shortcuts to folders or programs? What kinds of links/icons are they?
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    They are shortcuts to files on mapped network drives, .XLS / .DOC / .PDF etc.

    It seems there is known bug in widnows 7 tham MS aren't able to fix which is a process similar to 'desktop cleanup' that used to annoy the hell out of all 98/XP users.

    You need to edit the code for that scheduled job and change the number representing the length of time in months for suposedly non-used icons to be 'cleaned up' and make it a ridiculously large number.
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    Ahh ... well glad you figured out how to fix it, or at least some type of work around.

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