In a message dated 11/1/04 2:37:50 PM Central Standard Time, jgharris@xxxxxxxx writes: << The only way I now have to access programs is by the " start" button and this makes it most difficult. Can anyone point me in the right direction to correct my problem?? I would like to return to having the shortcuts (selected) on the desktop to more quickly access the programs. >> Someone will probably give you a way to easily recover all those shortcut icons. But, if not, you can always re-establish them one-by-one. Just recreate the shortcuts. Gary For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.