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Old 04-05-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
Bill Winfield
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reading Win7 links from Ubuntu

my son wanted to try Ubuntu , was tired of win7 OS, backed up much wanted links from old OS onto USB drive, could not find files, could not find icon on desktop.
please tell me what I am doing wrong.
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Hi Bill winfield, It might make things a little easier for us if you tell us exactly what you mean. What do you mean by links. And when you say you cannot find the files on the desktop, do you mean the files that you backed up. If this is so, you will have to insert the usb drive which will open up the folder where you took your backup. All this is elementary, and I'm sure you've already tried it, but I don't know what else to suggest with the scarce information you have provided in your post.
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As stated before, we need more information:
1. Which links do you mean, links to files, links to websites?
2. If links to websites, which browser do you use in Windows, and how did you save the links?
3. Which files/icons are you missing on your desktop?
Just be aware that we only can tell you what you are doing wrong if you actually tell us what you are doing, and what you want to achieve.

Also keep in mind that we will not deliver support per mail, because this will not help people in the future with the same issues, that are searching for solutions here. I would recommend to remove that mail-address from your post, if you don't want to be flooded by spam.


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