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Desktop icons change?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by wahlroot, Sep 30, 2004.

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  1. wahlroot

    wahlroot Thread Starter

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    Here I am again with a minor problem. I put a shortcut to my C partition, and my D partition and my DVD E drive, and my CDRW F drive on my Desktop. I can right click, properties and change the icon on the C and D partitions. When I try this on my DVD it tells me that "The name 'E:\' specified in the target box is not valid. Make sure the file name and path are correct". It does the same with my CDRW, except "F:\". I must click OK, then cancel out. OK, OK does not work. When I click on my DVD or CDRW icon I open these drives, so why does it not see the drive letters. I like my partitions different, and would also like my DVD, and CDRW icons different. Makes them easier to see. Again this is not fatal, but aggravating. Somewhere there must be a simple way to do this.
     
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    OK, I do believe I have got it.
    To make a shortcut to the drives or make changes in Properties, I had to have a CD with something on it in the drive. An empty CD did not work. Take out the CD, and it did not work, put it back and it did.
     
  3. bobol

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    interesting tip...thanks for mentioning the fix ; could be useful down the road:)
     
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