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    All files from Desktop Disappeared

    Hi,

    I had folders and files, now all files are gone, the folders only remain. The files where 2 pictures, 2 .txt files, a shortcut to a webpage and some other similar stuff.

    I am not sure what I did to create the problem, I saw the items vanish I think when I moved a picture to desktop.

    I tried searching for one of the files using Advanced search (searching even in hidden folders, etc) In recycle bin there's nothing.

    So where did they possible gone?

    Thanks,
    Jack

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    Only thing I can possibly think of it you the unused desktop cleanup wizard, is there a new folder on your desktop that says unused desktop icons or something like that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by primefalcon View Post
    Only thing I can possibly think of it you the unused desktop cleanup wizard, is there a new folder on your desktop that says unused desktop icons or something like that?
    I tried the tool, downloaded it from here if it's the one you suggest anyway: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cleand...indows-7-vista it says no items in desktop after I scan with it.

    No new folders on desktop. I had files and folders, the files disappeared, the folders didn't. I'm also wondering if it's Open Office.org maybe since I was using it, but can't remember exactly what I did.

    Jack

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    Quote Originally Posted by lashley View Post
    I tried the tool, downloaded it from here if it's the one you suggest anyway: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cleand...indows-7-vista it says no items in desktop after I scan with it.

    No new folders on desktop. I had files and folders, the files disappeared, the folders didn't. I'm also wondering if it's Open Office.org maybe since I was using it, but can't remember exactly what I did.

    Jack
    Wouldn't be... OpenOffice is only an office suite, not a desktop management tool

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    It might be helpful if you let us know which OS and version you are using? Should we assume it to be Windows 7 or Vista based on the link you posted?
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