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Windows 7 shortcuts automatically disappear

Desktop Shortcuts are being deleted automatically, not by you or anyone else but the system does it for you.

Read on to find out how to turn off the system maintenance that does this routine.

Have you come across that your desktop shortcuts are automatically gone from your desktop and you haven't done anything?

And you suspect some ghost playing around on your desktop or your having hallucination.

Yes, they  will be automatically disappear  even you don't do anything.

It's nothing fancy about it. Windows 7 will  automatically delete your desktop shortcuts when it does a routine maintenance.

It is documented in  Microsoft site from  this link:

Quote from Microsoft knowledge base Article ID 978980

On your Windows 7 PC, shortcuts that you create on the desktop may be missing.

This can happen if the System Maintenance troubleshooter detects the shortcuts as broken.

The System Maintenance troubleshooter performs a weekl…