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Desktop shortcuts display to much information.

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    windows 8.1

    Desktop shortcuts display to much information.


    My cat was on my keyboard and aside from 100 windows opened, my desktop shortcuts look like this.
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    All new shortcuts come out that way. Anyone know how to get them back to normal? Ive gone through folder settings, shortcut settings etc..

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    Posts : 11
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    I don't know if you've tried this yet but search folder options click it then click view and reset to default.
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    windows 8.1


    Tried that a few times. No luck.
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    Trying to Sith things out
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Vizzy had that problem in 2013 and seemed to have solved. Check this thread
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by Mikill View Post
    My cat was on my keyboard and aside from 100 windows opened, my desktop shortcuts look like this.
    A long term solution would be to CTRL+ALT+DELETE the cat
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    Posts : 3
    windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Vizzy had that problem in 2013 and seemed to have solved. Check this thread
    Thanks Cliff S! That did it.
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,288
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Mikill View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Vizzy had that problem in 2013 and seemed to have solved. Check this thread
    Thanks Cliff S! That did it.
    Glad to have helped(sort of).
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Desktop shortcuts display to much information.
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