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I LOST THE GOOGLE EARTH ICON FROM THE DESKTOP. HOW DO I RESTORE IT??

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  • EDJR Aug 02, 2008

    MANY MANY THANKS FOR THE HELP ON LOOKING FOR THE LOST ICON.. I WORKED ON THIS FOR THREE DAYS THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN..

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You can click on start and then go to programs, look for google earth icon right click on it and create a shortcut and drag the shortcut from menu bar to desktop, if you want you can rename it when you right click on icon and choose rename.

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