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HELLP!!! how to get rid of/hide c: drive on my desktop
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Right click and delete?
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right click, boom, delete...boom.
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
Right click and delete?
I don't think that's what he means. Judging from the picture, his desktop is displaying the contents of his C drive. Something must have gotten screwed up in the path for the "Desktop folder".

I don't really have much of an idea of fixing it, but give this a shot. Open up the Windows Explorer, a folder, whatever. On the left side vertical bar, you should see a "Desktop" link; right click > properties. What does the target field say?
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Originally Posted by $ilent View Post
right click, boom, delete...boom.
I can only assume that he may be afraid of deleting the actual folders, but they should all be shortcuts.
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how did they get there in the first place is what i wonder O.o
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Read here for how to fix it. I think that should work.
    
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post #8 of 8
go to control panel
appearance and personalization
folder options
view
and select "dont show hidden files, folders, and drives!"
and bam
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