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Is your IE7 desktop icon missing in Vista?

November 19th 2006 in Uncategorized

This is what you are missing. Create a reg file with the following text – merge with the registry:


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]
“{871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}”=dword:00000000


You will need to refresh the desktop to see the shortcut (right click on desktop, select refresh).


2 comments to...
“Is your IE7 desktop icon missing in Vista?”

Corrine

Hi, Sandi. Thanks.

It appears that others have also had this problem. The suggestions at Scot’s Newsletter Forum also worked:

http://forums.scotsnewsletter.com/index.php?s=&showtopic=17048&view=findpost&p=207498



bassie`

Thanks mate 🙂

pingback from http://www.tweakvista.eu/show_tweak.php?tweak=61


Aww heck, I suppose I can’t put it off any longer…

I don’t need RSS – I’ve got IE7 for that… I don’t need email – I’ve got Outlook 2007 for that… the advertising pane takes up too much space and the program itself too much memory!

 

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