Article ID : S500029516 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018Print

Why doesn't the My Network Places icon appear on the desktop?

    The My Network Places shortcut icon cannot be created on the desktop.

    Microsoft verified this symptom.
    To create the My Network Places shortcut icon on the desktop, right-click the folder and drag it onto the desktop.

    For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
    Article ID: Q303569
    Last Reviewed: August 10, 2001
    Title: Cannot Send Folder Shortcuts From My Network Places to the Desktop