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Windows MaiContacts appearing in Folder on Desktop


Ankermi

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Toshibia Satellite Laptop/Vista/AVG

Suddenly my Contacts have popped up in an icon on my desktop.

On Windows Mail the contact icon was not working - have now got this issue corrected.

I imputted all the contacts back into W.Mail

When I deleted the Icon all the contacts in W.Mail went also. This is not a problem as not too many and I do have a paper copy.

However can someone tell me:-

1) What I need to do to sort the problem out

2) If I delete the icon on the desktop it then re-appears.

Hope I have given enough information if not please let me know and I will endeavour to respond more fully.

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Sea Urchin

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It looks like you are storing your mail folder on the desktop instead of in the default location. To check this open Windows Mail (WM) and go to the Tools menu - Options and then Advanced tab. Click on the Maintenance button, and then on Store Folder. The address you see there should be:

C:\Users\­[username]/­AppData/­Local/­Microsoft/­Windows Mail

To correct this you need to make sure hidden files are shown - here's how:

click here

and then on the store folder address box click Change - browse to the address I've shown above and click OK. The store location should now be changed.

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Ankermi

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Hi Sea Urchin

Thanks for replying. Have checked and it is already "set" as per instructions.

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