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Windows 8 desktop is under the contact folder.

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    windows 8

    Windows 8 desktop is under the contact folder.

    I have a netbook book with windows 8 single language, when I updated the os in the third time, I noticed that all the files I move in the desktop are directly save in the contacts folder. All Icons are also move over there after the update. I tried to perform dos command to check if I can access the desktop in this path C:\User\cyberdent\. I typed cd dekstop and it says the system cannot find the path specified. but when I tried to type cd contacts and followed by cd desktop, I got this path C:\User\cyberdent\contacts\desktop>, so it means my desktop is inside the contacts folder. How can I bring back my desktop into the right place? TIA.

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello cyberdent, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to restore the default location of your Desktop folder.

    User Folders - Restore Default Location - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
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Windows 8 desktop is under the contact folder.
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