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DESKLINK - Send to Desktop > Loss of shortcut and of icon

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    DESKLINK - Send to Desktop > Loss of shortcut and of icon


    Hello,
    This happens: a new App (a zip files Manager) has messed up some icons of Windows 8. The Send to context menus has lost the shortcut to send to desktop. So I downloaded the Fix REPAIR SEND TO DESKTOP (the zip file) and I followed the procedure. The unzipped DESKLINK file actually appears in the Folder, however not in the context menus: no shortcut, no icon.
    I bypassed the inconvenient with an expedient in the SEND To Folder: I dragged into there the icon of the desktop from the Explorer and and least the function of sending is reactivated.
    In reality there is a difference in what is sent to desktop: with the regular send to command you create a shortcut, with my expedient you send the real file/folder. It is not the same thing.
    I tried many ways to restore the original configuration: NOT the system restore, not the re-installation. I believe that the mess created by the new App is rooted in the registry. I did not alter anything in there.

    Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.

    Many thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello geomazo,

    You might see if using Option One in the tutorial below may be able to help.

    Send To Context Menu - Remove or Restore Default Items - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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