Pavilion p7: the desktop icons disappeared
When I started my pc this morning I founf that all my desktop icons disappeared
Hmm, that's strange. I wonder if you might have accidentally switched to Tablet mode, where the desktop icons would not display. See switch between Mode desktop and Tablet (Windows 10).
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The desktop icons disappear after reboot. The operating system is windows xp pofessional. No virus found. How do I solve this problemHi akilsun,-Remember you proceed with recent computer between the calendar changes when things worked fine and now?This problem occurs if the function display desktop icons has been disabled.To enable this feature, see the following article:
Start and the desktop icons disappear when the computer is left unattended for a period of time.
All I have is the wallpaper and the cursor of the mouse.
Computer must be restarted.
I have attempted to correct the problem with all possible suggestions, but I have to restart computer each time.
Thank you for taking the time to help me with my problem.
I tried method 1 and it did not help, I tried method 2 and I received an error message indicating that the sfc scan has failed and method 3, returned a negative virus detection.
Out of pure frustration, I pulled the cables at the back of the computer and left the cable VGA/SVGA male PC to another port on the computer (at the bottom of the computer toward the upper left side), and it seems to have done the trick - why I do not know?
Since the cable, the computer has been running at 100%, and the problem seems to have corrected itself.
Thanks a lot again for your answer.
I added a second administrator account on my computer windows vista laptop and when I connect to my original account almost all my desktop icons disappear. I do a restore to a previous point and they come back but I lose the second account. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I was going to use a single account for home and one for work, but at this point I can't do.
You get errors when you log in?
The new user account has the same problem?
Try the click with the right button on your desktop, select view and make sure Show Desktop icons is selected.
My desktop icons disappeared. How to make a comeback.
Thank you. I used the patch for explore window that I saw on another problem and it worked.
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.
Hello, good morning.
I'm back with yet another question.
I've recently converted to Windows 7 from XP Pro and have had problems. This last is rather strange. It seems only to happen Monday a.m.. The shortcut icons disappear from the desktop. Today - Monday - they have waited until between 10 and 11:00 go AWOL, but have been known to leave earlier.
I tried a few remedies offered online following (Yes, the 'Show icons' box is checked) and so far nothing seems to improve the situation.
I am currently using Windows 7 Service Pack 1.
I use the software on a Dell Optiplex 380 which has been upgraded to 2 GB of RAM - processor is an Intel Core 2 DUO 2.93 GHz - it is a 32-bit operating system.
I managed to find a number (KB 2670504) on the Microsoft Web site. This document or software fix or anything that was to offer a solution to the problem, but I wasn't able to find it on the Web site.
I can only say that I had no problems like this with the faithful XP software. It ran like a champ. But I guess time marches on.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Apology in the delay in the response.
This could be corrupt user account. I suggest you to check if you are facing the same question in the user account new or different administrator account.
Create a new user account-
If you are not faced with the same question in a new user account, you can view the link below and use the steps provided to fix a corrupted - user profile
For reference: here's the 2670504 KB that you are locking for: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2670504/en-us
Keep us informed.
Original title: window auto icon deletion
Windows is removing the desktop icons automatically. I don't want to do because I take care of myself. How to stop windows from doing this.
Thank you for your response.
You are right on the point that Windows 8 maintenance troubleshooting system check and remove broken, outdated and desktop icons not used your computer to make the functioning of your computer. Maintenance of Windows system sometimes automatically runs with your permission if it detects the system problems due to these out-of-date items on your computer. You can also schedule maintenance system to run and scan your computer at regular intervals.
For more information about the automatic system maintenance, you can see the Microsoft article below:
Hope this information is useful. Do not hesitate to write back for any further assistance with Windows, we will be happy to help you.
Running own Win7 64 bit home edition, no problem for months and now my desktop icons and system have disappeared. I'm the administrator on the system, but have more rights to enable or disable the system icons, programs 'research' scan is no longer the PC, it goes directly to a google search engine. Help, please!I had shortcuts to programs disappear from the Office a few times of system.Computer
Programs of devices &
and 3 MS games (Freecell, Solitaire, Mahjong)So now, I keep a copy of these shortcuts in another folder on the desktop, so they can be replaced quickly.It seems to be connected to this..."If you create shortcuts from desktop to removable storage locations such as NAS icons will disappear from time to time because Windows 7 has a built in scheduling the task to clean up unused or broken links.
To prevent the currently running task you must disable the task in the Task Scheduler: Start-Programs-Accessories-System Tools-Task Scheduler
Expand the tree in the left pane until you get to the Task Scheduler Library-Microsoft-Windows-diagnosis.
In the right pane, right-click the named scheduled task and click on disable. »as discussed in this thread:
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Running own Win7 64 bit home edition, no problem for months and now my desktop icons and system have disappeared. I'm the administrator on the system, but have more rights to enable or disable the system icons, programs 'research' scan is no longer the PC, it goes directly to a google search engine. Help, please!
32-bit Windows 7 beta
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.
One of our desktop PC's to lose some (but not all) the icons on the desktop to chance-, we noticed what happens when Outlook 2010 is closed on some, but not all occasions...
We are running Windows 7.
When the icons are visible, we checked the attributes and ensured that the hidden checkbox is not checked.
I was wondering if you are having the same problem as me. My creative cloud icon disappears from my office after I updated my creative cloud so I have to reinstall again creative cloud. I use windows 7 Professional.
If someone experiences this problem, how to solve it?
Please check the Task Manager?
Close all adobe Task Manager process and try to re-launch creative cloud.
I can't access anything be it desktop or retrieve whatever it is by using the start because he's not here. I can access internet only because there is a box appears that says that there is problem with Internet Explorer. I don't know if it is Malware or not. I contacted Microsoft and they couldn't help me because of me to have Windows XP, but referred me to this site. Please help me... because I can't afford right now a new computer and I really need this one.
Start the Explorer by pressing Ctrl + SHIFT + ESC. Go to the Application tab > file > new task. Type explorer.exe, and then click OK to restart the desktop computer.
Also check out the following article and you will be able to solve this problem.
Original title: almost all of the icons that I had on my desktop disappeared following updates of today 5/11. There were 19 updates so I don't know which ones to uninstall. What should I do?
Because the problem started after installing Windows updates, you will need to perform a system restore before the updates were installed
You can try a system restore to a restore point before the updates were installed.
Note: When you perform the system restore to restore the computer to a previous state, programs and updates that you have installed are removed.
To run the system restore, you can consult the following link:
System Restore: frequently asked questions
Hope this information is useful.
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Everything works fine in Safe Mode?
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