Desktop Icons

  arricarry 13:51 06 Mar 2004

Hello - I cannot create desktop icons for removable storage devices that work. I drag from "my computer" O.K.but when I click on the shortcut a message informs me that the shortcut is invalid, because it's been changed or moved.
Feel like a blinking novice and although its not life threatening any comments, not too rude would be welcomed. (Drives A,D,E,G.)

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 13:54 06 Mar 2004

Try right clicking and selecting send to desktop as short cut,may work.


  arricarry 14:11 06 Mar 2004

Thanks - Have tried all the usual ways without much success.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:14 06 Mar 2004

Sorry to state the obvious, but do you have a disk in the drive when you try to click? If not, you may get an error.

  arricarry 14:16 06 Mar 2004

Should say "please insert disc in drive*"if no disc loaded.

  hugh-265156 14:22 06 Mar 2004

what i find useful is to create a shortcut to my computer on the desktop then drag this right off the screen to the right hand side.

right click this new toolbar and tick "auto hide"

delete the old my computer shortcut.

now i have access to all my drives just by moving the mouse to the right side off the screen.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:23 06 Mar 2004

In that case, try TweakUI's option to repair icons.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:25 06 Mar 2004

Actually, ignore that. It is a shortcut error, not an icon error.

  arricarry 15:13 06 Mar 2004

Thanks very much - works a treat.

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