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Different desktop location show different applications

  1. #1


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8

    Different desktop location show different applications


    On my computer there are three places to access desktop. Favorites-desktop. Desktop. This pc-desktop. All of them are the same desktop. But in some of them you can see certain programs and in others you cannot. If I click on desktop you can see apps



    if I click on favorites-desktop you can see apps

    If I click on this pc-desktop you cannot see them.



    What is the reason that these desktops do not all show my programs?
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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    That would be correct with Explorer.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8


    Why is that correct? I'm clicking on desktop but not seeing the same files.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8


    What is Windows 8 shows different files basedo n where you click?
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Different desktop location show different applications
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