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I have 3 icons on my desktop tray that are duplicated, how can I get rid of 2 of them? Thanks

I have duplicated an icon on my desk tray by mistake, need to remove 2 of them
asked Jul 6, 2014 by prairie girl
retagged Jul 30, 2015 by mshelton

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  • Open Registry Editor and navigate to the locations below
  • Backup the registry before modifying it.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
  • Double-click Desktop and set it to %USERPROFILE%\Desktop
  • Navigate to this location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
  • Set Common Desktop to %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Desktop
  • Close Registry Editor and restart.
answered Jul 6, 2014 by anonymous

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