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You problably dont have Administrative rights.Since this computer was at your
Fathers work place.
1-Try pressing F8 when the com boots up if you can log in as Administrator
in safe mode try adding a user with all Admin right.But that default might of
been takin off.
2-If not bring the com back lol tell the Network guy to take off any admin
"Son of Jor-El" wrote:
> I got given a laptop by my fathers company and I can't right click on the
> desktop or place icons on the desktop.
> I can right click anywhere else & even if I open the desktop folder in
> windows explorer & place shortscuts there they dont appear on the desktop.
> Any ideas?
> The Son of Jor-El