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Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7

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Old 02-04-2010
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Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7
  

Hello. I have a desktop machine and it is been installed with Windows 7 operating system. The problem is that the shortcuts of the desktop is been changed to default icon or gets completely disappear. I have no idea why is this happening? Please help me out so that I can get a issue to make the things to work out well. Thank you.

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Re: Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7

The problem may be related to the issue that the system may be affected by a virus and hence this is the reason that the application or the shortcuts get changed to default icon. You need to make the issue to work out well. Try to scan the system by using a good antivirus application tool. Hope this would make the issue to be sorted.
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Re: Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7

Use Quick heal total security antivirus application in order to make the issue or the virus that is been appended to get detected and get it eliminated from the system. This would then help in making the issue to get sorted. As the application would then remove the threat and make the problem to be solved. Check out by processing.
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Re: Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7

You can make the issue to be sorted by looking out for the issue or the same under the previous version of the software.
  • Right click on the folder and then click on properties tab.
  • You will get a dialog box on that check out for Previous version tab
  • Click on the version of file and then set the point to restore.
  • Click Yes if any warning message appears
  • Check out for the change.
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Re: Shortcuts getting changed to default icon or disappears in Windows 7

Try to boot the system in safe mode option. This would then help in making the issue to get sorted. As safe mode option do not have the features embedded to make the thing to work out. This is the reason that the system to be boot under safe mode. Work out by checking out the issue that may be then to work out well. Do look out for the output.
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