How to choose the captions under the desktop icons?
Somehow, when I placed a shortcut on my desktop I caused the captions under ALL the icons to be "chosen" so that captions now appear on a dark blue background. How can I select Disable captions so they will appear normal again?
Go to the control panel
Choose folder options
under the "click items as follows" check if you click active.
If we leave it as one click it will have underscore (but you can choose your option of how you want that he pointed out)
If you don't want underscores, you change the double-click.
How can I remove the arrows under the desktop icons
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There is a ringing sound when I click on the desktop icons and nothing happens. How can I get the "unlocked" I don't know how it happened.
I have to ask - you've restarted?
Also - have you tried under a different name?
What about another mouse?
And finally - if you have a USB keyboard - unplug unit after getting connected and try it then (perhaps a stuck key).
have not tried to difficulty as long as not the slightest idea what to do.
Show, hide, or resize desktop icons
The icons on the desktop give you quick access to shortcuts. You can show or hide if you prefer a blank desktop. You can also resize
To display the desktop icons
Right-click the desktop, point to view, and then click Show Desktop icons.
If not, try a system restore to a Date before the problem began:
Do Safe Mode system restore, if it is impossible to do in Normal Mode.
Try typing F8 at startup and in the list of Boot selections, select Mode safe using ARROW top to go there > and then press ENTER.
Try a restore of the system once, to choose a Restore Point prior to your problem...
Click Start > programs > Accessories > system tools > system restore > choose another time > next > etc.
Read the above for a very good graph shows how backward more than 5 days in the System Restore Points by checking the correct box.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Original title: lock the desktop icons - and display
Working with Windows 7 Home Premium has a problem processing 2 pieces: no matter how many times I said I want the display screen appears on the monitor, the screen of the computer, every day he arbitrarily returns to the computer screen only. That creates the 2nd problem: the desktop icons that I have arranged for the largest monitor rearrange themselves to adapt to the computer screen. Is there a way I can lock the icons in this position that I used to be able to do? Or is it possible that I can keep the display to go back to the computer screen? (I'm careful to apply the instructions to display before the specified seconds elapse).
I suggest you to go through the steps mentioned in the link and the Coachman.
On a system running Microsoft Windows 7, the desktop icons can be moved to positions at random during another monitor main screen.
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original title: the desktop icons
My icons on the desktop still moved. How can I lock them in place?
RT click on the desktop, sort by, is any option checked?
I am running Windows XP and hide the desktop icons, please advise.
Right click on the desktop | Rearrange icons by | Show the desktop icons. Uncheck the box.
I uninstalled a program and then tried to put the icon on the desktop to the trash. I get an error message that says that the program cannot be found and try again. How can I get rid of the icon?
Reboot and see if the icon is still there. If so, try the following:
Go to control panel/Folder Options, view tab, set the options so that you can see the hidden files and folders and show protected operating system files. You should now be able to see a desktop desktop.ini file. Delete and restart. See if that helps.
Good luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Crazy" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
my desktop icons have disappered, actually I click something I shoudn't?
Its possible your user profile has become corrupted:
Corrupt user profile:
You could also try to do a restore system or stop and restart the computer.
Some of my icons on the desktop program just seem to disappear (the image itself) and are replaced by a generic windows icon. I tried to reboot etc. but that you cannot solve the problem. The program shortcut still works fine just the image that disappeared. Very annoying. Help please!
It will show you how to rebuild the IconCache so that they will display correctly.
How do I rebuild the icon Cache in Windows 7
How to Purge and rebuild the icon Cache in Windows 7 or Vista
How do I rebuild the icon Cache in Windows Vista and Windows 7
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
Since I use my computer for graphic production, I have more disabled aero so do not flee colors through your work surface. On my XP laptop, a desktop icon I can click to minimize all open windows together there. This is handy when I want to use what is an icon on my desktop, but does not have added to the taskbar. How to create this icon. I don't want the version coming by right clicking on the windows Explorer icon, I just real desktop to appear. Thanks, Dave
Make your choice.
How to really pin the Show Desktop to the taskbar in Windows 7
How to create a shortcut on the Show Desktop in Windows 7
Bruce Hagen ~ MS - MVP [Mail]
my desktop icons have disappered help.
1. what operating system is installed on the computer?
2 have you made any changes to the computer before the show?
Method 1: See the following steps:
(a) right click on the desktop
(b) to enlarge the view
(c) click on the icons in the Office see the
Method 2: Restore the computer to a date when it was working fine before.
System Restore: frequently asked questions:
I was working on my computer when I must have accidentally hit something and now everything is huge and I don't see even not all the icons on my desktop. It's like I'm blind and everything is amplified. How can I change this back?
try a restore of the system before this happened
If necessary do in safe mode
Using the F8 method:
- Restart your computer.
- When the computer starts, you will see your computer hardware are listed. When you see this information begins to tap theF8 key repeatedly until you are presented with theBoot Options Advanced Windows Vista.
- Select the Safe Mode option with the arrow keys.
- Then press enter on your keyboard to start mode without failure of Vista.
- To start Windows, you'll be a typical logon screen. Connect to your computer and Vista goes into safe mode.
- Do whatever tasks you need and when you are done, reboot to return to normal mode.
try to get your site in manufacturere graphics or computer cards and find the driver download section
Search your computer or graphics card model number based on what you have and download and install the latest graphics drivers for vista
THEN try to make the screen of solution of problems
Change the screen resolution
Screen resolution refers to the clarity of the text and images on your screen. At higher resolutions, items appear sharper. They appear also smaller, so more items adapted to the screen. At lower resolutions, fewer items adapted to the screen, but they are larger and easier to see. At very low resolutions, however, images may have serrated edges.
For example, 640 × 480 is a lower screen resolution, and 1600 × 1200 is higher. CRT monitors generally display a resolution of 800 × 600 or 1024 × 768. LCD monitors can better support the higher resolutions. If you can increase your screen resolution depends on the size and capability of your monitor and the type of video card you have.Text and images are sharper and smaller at high screen resolutionsText is larger and easier to read at low screen resolutions, but images are rasterized and number of items adapted to the screen
Open display settings by clicking on the button start , by clicking on Control Panel, appearance and personalization, clickingPersonalization and then clicking display settings.
Under resolution, move the slider to the desired resolution, then clickApply.
When you change the screen resolution, it affects all users who log on the computer.
When you set your monitor to a screen resolution that it will not support, the screen will go black for a few seconds while the monitor returns to the original resolution
Since I use Windows key + D whenever I need office, I'd rather not appear as a list of the windows to move when I press Alt + Tab or Windows key + Tab.
is this possible? If so, how?
There are third-party programs search in your favorite search engine for software there are nothing with an on/off switch in Windows.
Note: using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
Before I bought my new computer with windows 8, I used to have the desktop icon in my taskbar (very useful for when I have a lot of windows open at the same time and need to access the icons on my desktop). I would click on the desktop icon in the taskbar and hey presto all other open windows minimize all without the need to reduce to a minimum to each of them individually. Ideal for quick hide all open files! However, I can't figure out how to get the desktop icon in my taskbar in windows 8. Can anyone help?
Windows key + M does the same thing. Also move the mouse to the lower right of the task bar is also.
On my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, SP1 system, automatic reorganization and snap to grid are unchecked. And I don't have problems with icons on a restart. I have problems when I access my system in my home using a VPN and the DRC.
Sometimes when I connect, I find that most of my desktop shortcut icons have disappeared and the few remaining ones are reorganized. It happens every time and I did not understand a common denominator as to when it occurs.
I copied all my desktop shortcuts to a folder on a different drive if I can put them all after they disappear, but when I copy and paste them on the desktop, they do not return to the same places they were in front. Instead, they are lined up on the grid starting at the top left and go down and creating more columns until all the icons were pasted.
So, I have to manually, drag and drop them where I want them to be.
Like others who interrogated him about the desktop icons, when I right click on the desktop I do not receive a "Properties" link as shown. I'm getting , sort by view, refresh, paste & paste the shortcut, cancel deletion, New, screen resolution, Gadgets and Personalize.
I also tried another solution that said"right-click an empty space on your desktop and Select the desktop icons. When I right click, I get the menu described in the previous paragraph. Then when I start to clicking on icons to highlight, the menu disappears. If I pointed out all the icons first and then with the right button on the desktop, the menu and the highlighting disappears.
How can lock the desktop icons? I agree with the donor who asked a parameter for "don't mess with my desktop computer EVER.
Given that the problem seems to occur when you access your system from home using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) and RDC (Remote Desktop connection). I would like you to post your question in the TechNet forums for help.
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