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My Network Places

by MJN22 / March 7, 2013 4:55 AM PST

Recently I tried to copy a file and when the copy window came up listing the files I could copy to I noticed the folder "My Network Places". I have never seen this icon or folder listed before. I right clicked my desktop and went to desktop then to customize desktop and the box for "My Network Places" was unchecked.

Why would it all of a sudden appear? Should I scan my computer? Any help would be appreciated.

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As Microsoft updates.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 4:59 AM PST
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by MJN22 / March 7, 2013 5:22 AM PST
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Thanks for your response. I'm not sure what you mean by 'the SENDTO feature'. I'm using Windows XP and I was just trying to 'copy' a file to a folder and when the 'copy items' window came up it listed 'My Network Places' along with a bunch of other folders. The 'other' folders I am used to seeing them listed but the 'My Network Places' folder just appeared for the 1st time. I want to know why it all of a sudden appeared out of nowhere. It also appears when I try to move a file or folder.

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Then we'll need a screen shot.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 5:25 AM PST
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There is a few dialogue boxes that can list "places" and unless I determine which it is, I can't help find how to remove this from the places area.

I'm unsure why you would write you don't know about "SENDTO" now that you have the tutorial.
Bob

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by MJN22 / March 7, 2013 6:38 AM PST

There seems to be a miscommunication going on here.

As far as the 'few dialogue boxes' you reference, I am talking specifically about the 'Copy to' function in windows explorer that opens to a 'copy items' destination dialogue box in which a new folder, 'My Network Places' is now appearing. This is new to me, not copying folders, the folder 'My Network Places' being listed along with other folders in the 'Copy items' destination dialogue box. It appeared out of the blue and I am concerned as to why it just appeared. It also appears in the 'Move items' destination dialogue box when I use the 'Move to' function.

As far as your comment about 'SENDTO' and me not knowing about it, you need to read my 2nd post. I was reffering to you and why you were mentioning the 'SENDTO' feature. I know what it is and use it when I need to however in this conversation, the 'SENDTO' feature is irrelavent.

My question is why is 'My Network Places' showing up in the 'Copy Items' destination dialogue box when it never appeared there before. If I can be any clearer, please tell me how?

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That's not turned in by default
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 7:56 AM PST
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