Desktop icon and the taskbar disappears from the start and restart.


My dsktop icons keep disappearing at startup and a reboot on my computer and close any windows program, that I opened after a minute and the lower tab also disappear and the Task Manager does not open any help



Welcome to the Microsoft Community Forums.

Description of the question, I understand that when you start taskbar and the desktop icons disappear.

1. What is the brand and model of the computer?

2. you remember to make changes to the computer before this problem?

I suggest you follow these methods and check if it helps.

Method 1: Fix broken desktop shortcuts and common system maintenance tasks

Method 2: Try to rebuild the icon cache and then check out.

a. Click Start, click Control Panel, and write in the search options for files box.
b. now, click on Folder Options to open and select folders and hidden files (dot).
c. open a Windows Explorer window.
d. go to C:\Users\(User Name) \AppData\Local
e. right click on IconCache.db and click on delete.
f. click Yes to confirm the deletion.
NOTE: This removes the file to the trash. It is safe to empty the trash when you are done.
g. close the window.
h. emptying the trash.
i. restart the computer.
j. When you come back, you will notice the size of the file IconCache.db is reduced, and the update is now the current date.
NOTE: If for some reason any IconCache.db isn't there or the size has not much changed then you can just restart the computer again. You may need to restart a few times in some cases.
k. icon cache will be rebuilt.


Method 3: In addition, run a virus scanner and check.
Searching using check and scan Microsoft security if it is an infection that causes this problem.

Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner ends 10 days after being downloaded. To restart a scan with the latest definitions of anti-malware, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.
Note: The data files that are infected must be cleaned only by removing the file completely, which means that there is a risk of data loss.


I hope this helps.

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