MSN Butterfly Shortcut on Desktop
Latest post: RamiFede, Saturday, June 4, 2011 10:46 PM
I was following the instructions as outlined on my laptop which has Windows Vista.  I couldn't find MSNexe.  I found MSNcc.exe ... but that didn't produce any Butterfly.  I followed the instructions to unhide data, but it did not produce MSN.exe.  When I typed in MSN.exe in search, only MSNcc.exe came up.  Any others to get the icon shortcut on the desktop?
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Hi Gideon,

To have the shortcut for the MSN Software on the desktop, please follow the below given instructions


Things to try:

For Win Vista / Win 7 

  1. Click on ‘computer’
  2. Click on ‘local drive C’
  3. Click on ‘Program files’
  4. Click on the folder ‘MSN’
  5. Click on the folder ‘MSN Corefiles’
  6. Check for the Butterfly icon which says‘MSN.exe’
  7. Right click on ‘MSN.exe’, in the dropdown click on ‘Send to’ Desktop ( create shortcut)


Note: In case if you are unable to view the ‘MSN Corefiles’, it will be hidden it needs to be unhidden, please find the below given instructions:

      a. Click ‘Organize’, ‘Folder and Search options’, then ‘View’

      b. Put a dot on ‘Show hidden files and folders’

      c. Uncheck the ‘Hide extensions for known file types’ and ‘Hide protected operating system files options’ .

      d. Click ‘Apply’, then ‘OK’

Please reply for further assistance


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i think that the correct command is: "msn.exe", or only "msn", and Run.
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