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Public Folder error

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by carriejahnke, Jan 24, 2010.

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  1. carriejahnke

    carriejahnke Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I've recently been having some trouble with installing and running a few programs. (skype and rosetta stone are two that it happens). When I open them my entire computer just freezes. I have a feeling that it might have something to do with my Public Folders. A little while back I was trying to fix them because they appeared as just standard yellow folders, instead of the folders with the image on it. However, I could not get all of them to change to the imaged folder. My public desktop stayed as a normal yellow folder.

    I did this fixing by following a website:
    http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/172301-public-folder-icons-restore-default-icon.html

    The website basically had me do shell commands, and replace the desktop.ini file for each folder...It just so happens that this website was designed for windows vista, not windows 7, so I think that I messed something up. Cause ever since then my programs have not been running correctly.

    -Carrie
     
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