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Removing Bluetooth Places from Desktop

by maxxdout / November 23, 2010 5:56 AM PST

I've been trying to remove the bluetooth places icon from my desktop in Windows 7 64 bit.

I tried the method that involved using regedit and removing the bluetooth places key, but that didn't do anything. I refreshed my desktop many times and also restarted my computer and the icon is still there.

How the heck to I remove this pesky icon???

Thanks!

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Sorry
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2010 6:05 AM PST
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Let's see...
by maxxdout / November 23, 2010 6:17 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry

That's one of the threads I looked at earlier, and that's the same thing I did with regedit.

The bluetooth software I have installed is BlueSoleil 6.0.227.0.

The key I tinkered with was in:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\{32B4C379-4AC0-45F2-939C-D4E7ADA56DC5}

And of course I wasn't thinking when I deleted the bluetooth places thing inside there, I didn't back it up...

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Oh wow...
by maxxdout / November 23, 2010 6:19 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry

I'm an idiot...I didn't know I was supposed to delete the whole "32B4C379-4AC0-45F2-939C-D4E7ADA56DC5" folder.

I deleted it and the icon doesn't show up on my desktop anymore.

Consider this problem FIXED Happy

Thanks anyway for your help, Proffitt.

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We don't think that!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2010 6:23 AM PST
In reply to: Oh wow...

If you hadn't have asked, you may not have re-thunk it.

I've lost count how many times I've hit the brick wall and when I call someone over to explain it to them I am detailing out the problem when the "oh, there it is" comes to me and I have to say "Never mind."
Bob

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Same here
by maxxdout / November 23, 2010 6:29 AM PST
In reply to: We don't think that!

Yea haha, I've done similar things too, this being one of them!

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