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Permissions limit user... i expect to see a> dialog box at this point, but instead a blank icon appears on my desktop.> how do i fix this.>> thank you.> -- > Indera> * * When creating a new shortcut on Windows XP, the error says "The file cannot be found". I can go to a website, copy the URL and then right click on my desktop. http://webjak.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-unable-to-create-dial-up-connection.html

An error log file was created that can be very helpful in diagnosing problems." My computer is Windows Vista and my... I bought a brand new laptop with Windows 7 and have only had it a few weeks. This was repared/sorted by a user called "CHEMIST" and all was well. more of a work around..

Well it sounds like you already have a fix. Sadly many of the sites have simply copied one another. __________________ « COMPUTER SHUT ITSELF OFF | having problems installing windows » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search Hi, I recently posted on this website with a Malware/virus problem. Please try the request again.

Upgrade to Windows 7.  :-D That is interesting... This is a discussion on [SOLVED] Can't create shortcuts on desktop. Several functions may not work. Macboatmaster replied Dec 23, 2016 at 7:11 AM Desktop freezes and stops...

I think this may be something to do with registry keys as mentioned by some people in these posts, but I am a complete novice and need help to sort this Click here to join today! Loading... The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

how to create a desktop icon shortcut from a web page? In Windows XP, neither one works (folder or to the file). 0 Datil OP Best Answer James for Microsoft Oct 23, 2013 at 2:03 UTC Brand Representative for I like an un-cluttered desktop, so it was just shortcuts to my anti-virus and anti-malware software, and the recycle bin. Generated Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:16:22 GMT by s_ac16 (squid/3.5.20) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.6/ Connection

anyway to tweak the xp machines to use the newer version of SMB? Keny111111, tried droping it straight into the desktop from the web address bar, still no joy. YOU WROTE -> "The goal of the hidden share is not to allow users to see the contents of the folder (to create and plague the root folder) so the folder Their shortcut works when this is enabled."   Hope this helps 0 Poblano OP katredrum Oct 23, 2013 at 2:23 UTC Yes all XP machines are SP3.

By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. this page By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. Marked as Solved! __________________ John Carrona, Microsoft MVP - Windows Expert - Consumer Driver Reference Table ` ` BSOD Index 06-04-2011, 07:01 PM #7 jenae Moderator - Microsoft Support did you try other users?

It very well could be an issue with the different versions of SMB/Cifs. The goal of the hidden share is not to allow users to see the contents of the folder (to create and plague the root folder) so the folder permission to "List Such as a user on an XP client log into windows 7 and then launch it? get redirected here Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT

I was also unable to create new shortcuts and everywhere I looked appeared like they were/should be there. Well it sounds like you already have a fix. Open "My computer" from start menu 2.

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Again in Windows 7, there is no problem creating a shortcut to the folder or the file itself. And you have the same office version installed on both Windows 7 and XP? misleading me that everything was fine. Their shortcut works when this is enabled.

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He installed Hitman Pro 3.5 on her PC (a trial version) and before he left he told her she could reinstall all the icons on her desktop herself.... I followed the solution/answer below and it solved my issue. Generated Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:16:22 GMT by s_ac16 (squid/3.5.20) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.7/ Connection Thakns again for all the replies, much appreciated.

This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Indera:: See if this command helps, from Start/Run::: regsvr32 /i shell32.dll:: -- : Ramesh, Microsoft MVP: Windows XP Shell/User: http://windowsxp.mvps.org::: "Dr. Monday, April 18, 2011 7:44 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote I had this same thing happen to me.