Trash, missing desktop
De : Steve W
My deleted folder is missing on my Desk Top. Does anyone know how can I get it back?
De : Michael Solomon
If you are referring to the trash, right-click on an empty space on the desktop, click on 'Customize' and click on "Change desktop icons" under tasks on the left column, a check mark next to the trash, and then click on apply and ok.
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Earlier, I noticed my missing download folder disappeared from my Dock and appeared on my desk. I tried various methods, including "alias". I do not remember what 'method of duplication' last used but suspect it has been "duplicate" and place the file original in the dock and renamed the "double" to match the original.
I noticed today on the dock seems to gather again correctly while the one on the desktop does not collect. What will happen if I removed one of the workstation (there were three of the four icons given to the docking station)? that is something would happen to the docking station, such as the three icons in the desktop as well disappear?
Check your folder for user to ensure that the download folder is there. If so, you can delete the folder on your desktop. I did drag the folder on the dock and replace it by dragging the folder of your user folder / at the dock. Who should go back you to 'Normal '. If all goes well, you can then empty the trash.
Hi all, hope someone can help. The shortcut on my desktop icons disappeared over the weekend. Ran a system restore and they returned with the exception of the trash to recycle, thought that I could live with that. After a time I keep the laptop, returned the next day and they all went again. Ran to an older date system restore, they came back, but when I re - start they're all going again. Checked the box 'show desktop' and it works in the bar side and summer menu control panel "taskbar and start to" all the boxes checked. Have tried to re - define shortcuts, process works very well but the system usually show them. Interestingly, the laptop starts, icons flash me momentarily, but don't show in fact once the system is clean awake.
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Maybe the icon problem is related to corruption.
Follow these steps to remove corruption and missing/damaged file system repair or replacement.
Start - type in the search box - find command top - RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN
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Then, run checkdisk - schedule it to run at next boot, then apply OK your way out, then restart.
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If no joy eventually a startup program has been wandering.
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To see everything that is in charge of startup - wait a few minutes without doing anything - then right click on the task - bar
The task manager - take a look at stored by - Services - process - it is a quick reference (if you have
a small box in the lower-left - show for all users can check only).
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A quick check to see that load method 2 is - using MSCONFIG and then display a list of the people here.
Tools that should help you:
Process Explorer - free - find out what are the files, registry keys and other objects processes have opened, the dll
they loaded and much more. This exceptionally effective utility will show you even owned by each process.
Autoruns - free - see what programs are configured to startup automatically when your system boots and you
opening of session. Autoruns also shows you the full list of registry and file locations where applications can configure auto-
start the settings.
Process Monitor - Free - monitor the system files, registry, process, thread and DLL real-time activity.
There are many excellent free tools from Sysinternals
WhatsInStartUP - free - this utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows
starts. For each request, the following information is displayed: Startup Type (registry/Startup folder).
The command - line String, product name, file Version, company name, location in the registry or the file system,
and much more. It allows you to easily disable or remove unwanted programs that runs in your Windows startup.
There are many excellent free tools to NirSoft
Window Watcher - free - do you know what is running on your computer? Maybe not. The window Watcher says it all, reporting of any window created by all running programs, if the window is visible or not.
Many excellent free tools and an excellent newsletter at Karenware
I hope this helps.
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Well Yes, this still happens.
Suddenly, missing the basket of e-mail on one of my computers. Don't know if it happened in Yosemite or El Capitan, but he disappeared for months.
Make sure you have created a Trash mailbox
Mail > Preferences > accounts > mail box behavior
Original title: same set of updates on both computers due to different problems, one problem being a system restore.
I have two Windows 7 computers in my house. They all have two problems after installing updates a month ago. The problem for 'Computer 1' is a bigger problem than the problem of the "Computer 2". 2 computer problem not really seems to be a problem now, but I'll give you the information for comparison purposes. Sorry for the length of this post - I am trying to be thorough.
1 COMPUTER DETAILS:
News of the computer: Dell Studio 1745 laptop computer running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, six months at the time of the problem, now age of seven months. It came with Norton pre-installed, never used and uninstalled. Trend Micro Internet Security installed at the beginning of the use of the computer. Analyses Micro trend came clean.
Background: set up with a single account (Administrator, of course) and after a few days of putting in place computer, said ale user account for everyday use. Computer is configured to warn me before downloading/installation of updates of Windows, with permission for each type of account to install Windows updates.
While in the standard account, I welcomed these download/install updates and was prompted to restart the computer. I was done with the computer, so I just closed instead of restart. According to "Your update history Review", it's updates and they were all successful:
Update for Windows 7 for x 64-based systems (KB980846)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for Windows 7 x 64-based Systems (KB982670)
Update for Windows 7 for x 64-based systems (KB982519)
Update Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x 64 systems (KB982526)
Cumulative update for Media Center for Windows 7 x 64-based Systems (KB981078)
After you turn on computer back, everything seemed normal. I opened Firefox and I got a notice that Firefox has an update is available, a standard user cannot. Unlike some programs, there is no popup to sign as an administrator, so I went to start > switch user and signed as an administrator. (There was no update of Firefox at this point - just a switch single user.) That's where the problem appeared: instead of normally load the admin Office, I had to wait while Windows configured my desk (it's new)... wait... wait... wait... wait... BAM! Your computer has been successfully restored * insert date here * (I don't remember what it was - January of this year, perhaps - because I was so incredulous that it happened and I continued to watch the game "successfully restored"). I do not have the computer to eat, and it don't has not asked me if I wanted to restore it. He just did, just on its own initiative, when I went on the admin account. A bunch of shortcut icons are missing from the Office of the admin acct and the ACCT. standard, and wallpaper to the admin account has been changed. I am not absolutely sure if nothing else was touched.
I have searched online to try to understand why it happened, and I remember well from my only find, is that if I went to the restoration of the system, there will be an option to cancel it, but I don't see such an option. So I told the computer to eat on a few days to a week before that updates. It doesn't seem to help. Shortcut icons are still missing. Looked at the update history and it shows the five latest updates as being installed successfully, but Windows Update tells me that I need to these five updates AND this time, the little check marks are only already there on four of the five updates listed. (The first time, the little checkmarks were already there for all five.) This is the update that is NOT now pre-checked:
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for Windows 7 x 64-based Systems (KB982670)
Do not reinstall the five updates. I don't know if I should jump install them again, or if I should install only the
now, four are already "pre-checked." I'm very hesitant to install KB982670, because this update seems to be the likely cause of the problem given the fact that it is already pré-coché in the Windows and the following information updates for computer 2.
Since I installed the latest updates for 1 computer with no apparent problems:
X 64-July Windows malicious software removal tool (KB890830) 2010
Update security for Windows 7 for x 64-based systems (KB2032276)
NEWS ON COMPUTER 2:
The computer news: Systemax desktop running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, a month at the time of the problem, now age of two months. It has not come with any pre-installed antivirus. Trend Micro Internet Security installed at the beginning of the use of the computer. Analyses Micro trend came clean.
Reminder: Set up immediately with an admin account and a standard account for everyday use. Computer has been set to automatically download and install updates for Windows, but is about to inform me first.
At the time of the problem above with the laptop, desktop computer has been enabled. As all loading,.
an error message came that there was some kind of issue with the .NET framework. At another person asked if he knew what was up with that, and it didn't. Did not note the specific message, thinking he would tell me again if there was a real problem. I thought it could have been some kind of Windows hiccups when starting the computer, not even knowing about update problems. I have yet to see this message. After the number of laptop (computer 1), I took a peek at the desktop computer (computer 2) to check that Windows Update and I saw that an update is available, which is the referenced above same update that the notebook had already the check mark in its box (KB982670), which gives me the choice to check the little to install it. Very curious, since, as already mentioned, the computer has been configured to automatically download and install Windows updates. Looked at the update history, and it has already downloaded and installed the other four updates that the laptop has been. Changed the automatic Windows Update setting to warn me before you download and install updates. I have not installed the missing update. Said the only other person in the House who would probably bother install updates to not install it.
A month later, 2 computer has a notification from Windows update that 21 or 22 updates are available (as a result, by clicking on the icon of the trial of Microsoft Office). The update not installed a month ago is no longer on the list, and update history shows as having been installed a few days before, apparently because someone else in the House must have thought it looked like a good idea. I installed all the 'important' updates and have not seen any more problems with computer 2.
BACK TO THE COMPUTER 1:
Yes, is there anyone with ideas on how to get 1 computer back to its state before the 5 updates listed above, and what to do about to reinstall some or all of them, I hope, without more problems, for example a random food system does not happen? I have a feeling I will say that the random system restoration do not occur, but he did.
Thanks for any help.
No, I don't use the Norton removal tool.
IN RE COMPUTER 1 ONLY:
1. download the Norton Removal Tool, save it to your desktop: ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/removal_tools/Norton_Removal_Tool.exe
2. close all open applications (that is, anything with an icon on the taskbar).
3. click right on the file saved in #1 above, and then select run as administrator to run the utility. DO TAP not your keyboard until the race ends, then restart.
4 for good measure, reset Windows Update by...
How to reset the Windows Update components?
-Online skip the section to APPLY to; KB971058 access via I8 32-bit only; Run the difficulty in DEFAULT and modes, then AGGRESSIVE 
5. restart & test.
 full Disclosure: the difficulty operating in AGGRESSIVE mode will delete your update history (but not list updates in the updates installed)
~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
Original title: something that flocked to 2/3 of my desktop icons, is there a way to recover them? I went through the properties and cannot replace them.
About 2/3 of the icons on my desktop disappeared including office files and I can't replace them. I'm going through properties to replace and everthing looks like it should work, but the icon is not replaced/renewed. Is there something simple, that I can do?
Thanks for the return of the response. Please visit the link below and let us know the status. You are running service pack 3 and which version of Windows XP are you running?
Your desktop icons are missing in Windows XP
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
- Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
- Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2
The Desktop Cleanup Wizard
I use my Desktop Cleanup Wizard & missing how can I get that back?
· Missing from the start menu?
I see you have a published similar thread. You can try the same as mentioned in the other thread. However, you can also consult the following.
Method 1: Check if accessories is disabled in Windows components.
1. with the CD Windows XP in the CD drive, click Start, and then click Control Panel.
2. double-click on Add or remove programs.
3. click on Add/Remove Windows components.
4. in the Windows Components Wizard, click Accessories and utilities to have a checkbox.
5. click Next and follow the wizard. See if you can access the Disk Cleanup Wizard.
Method 2: Run the command to open the Disk Cleanup Wizard.
a. click Startand then click run.
(b) in Open, type cmdand then press ENTER.
c. type cleanmgr.exe , and press ENTER.
Report of the results.
All the icons have disappeared from the desktop, including the Recycle Bin. How can I get back them and empty the trash?
- Right-click on the desktop and open the sub menu "rearrange icons by.
- In the submenu, click on the "Show desktop icons" to check it out.
How can I get my office, tool bar and the start menu back on windows vista. all I have is a black screen. I can't right click on that screen that nothing happens
You can access Mode safe? Repeatedly press F8 as you start? If so you can try the configuration - control panel
The Device Manager - graphics card - Double click on - driver tab - click the driver UPDATE - then
Right click on the device and UNINSTALL - REBOOT.
Another method to try to get to the desktop (try in normal Windows Mode without failure) is
CTRL + ALT + DEL and the processes tab find EXPLORER.exe and COMPLETE the PROCESS on this subject - and then
on the Applications tab - lower right - new task - type in EXPLORER.exe. Safe mode is reached
by tapping F8 as you start several times.
First check this thread in case it is simple and if not to come back to this thread.
Black screen problems are extremely difficult to repair and all patch is usually on a base hit or miss.
That there is no information on a black screen as it is on a blue screen just adds to the
Difficulty. Often using a restore point or Startup Repair will have no effect. You can try a
Google to see the proposed repairs, whom some have worked however these cover a wide
Here's a video of one of them.
Here's another fix
You have a Vista disk? You can try restoring the system to it. If you don't have the disks your
system manufacturer will sell them at low prices. Or try in safe mode if you can get there.
How to make a Vista system restore
You can create a recovery disc or use someone even version (making the system restore it)
must be bootable).
How to create a Vista recovery disk
These require the correct Vista discs since you can not start safe mode.
Try the Startup Repair tool-
This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options and/or with a Vista disk
Try recovery options Startup Repair
How to do a startup repair
Here are a few Google searches where many have found different solutions:
Vista black screen - check that a 1st
Vista black screen Solution
Vista black screen Fix
If necessary and you can access all ordinary Windows.
You can try an In-Place Upgrade (hopefully save programs and data) or a repair installation
(if all goes well, the data records and need to reinstall programs). Don't forget to make a good backup or
You can use another DVD that aren't copy protected but you you need to own
If nothing works, you can make a repair facility that must save the data but you will need to
Reinstall the programs. This also requires correct Vista disks especially for OEM versions. You will be
need to know your product Code.
This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options and/or a Vista DVD
How to perform a repair for Vista Installation
Another method that works sometimes: at the command prompt, type of Vista startup disk:
(type in a single line or copy / paste a line at a time and then press enter - do not type)
parenthesis or "BOLD")
CD c:\Windows\System32\winevt (there is a space between cd and C :)
Ren LogsOLD Logs (there are spaces between ren and newspapers and Logsold)
I hope this helps.
Rob - bicycle - Mark Twain said it is good.
Hi, last night I went to bed and everything on my desk was normal. I left the open pc, no sleep, without extended, just idle standby mode. Today I wake up, I look on the desktop and half of my shortcuts to the games disappeared. Not all the shortcuts, only half of them. And no other desktop icons where affected, not as my personal folder, trash, or my computer. Only shortcuts, which were here 5-6 hours ago. I don't a not uncheck Show Desktop Icons, so it's not the problem. I had the same problem a few weeks ago, but I run CCleaner from one day to the next, so I though maybe he deleted, but tonight it was not the case. In the event viewer, I see nothing wrong in the hours I was awake from the PC.
No idea why this is happening? I know that I can just create shortcuts again, but I want to know why this is happening.
As explained. But a question, what are the criteria to identify a broken shortcut? All of the shortcuts that I had on my desk were clearly not broken, each of them, launched the game he was supposed to. They were created from others since the installers of game or me, by copying a shortcut already in my Start menu on the desktop.
The maintenance tool also removes the 'unused' shortcuts (past three months). However, there seems to be a bug with this tool that causes the deletion of shortcuts that are in regular use, as well (that some users reported before). Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Desktop Experience]
I have a desktop PC with i7 and 16 GB. It runs on Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. Whenever I start my PC, all the desktop icons appear normally and quickly at the beginning. Then at the end of the initialization, all the desktop icons would change the folder symbols of gray before returning to their normal color symbols, one or both. The PC works fine otherwise. So, what's up with that?
When google, many seem to have a similar problem, but none offer a REAL solution. Care to help? Please provide only the answers that have been soundproofed/accepted as a solution to the problem.
It is regrettable that the steps in my previous post did not help to solve the problem. This problem could occur due to the corruption of the file system or damaged user account.
Please follow the steps mentioned below:
Method 1: run (SFC Scan) System File Checker because this could be a problem with corruption in the Windows system files. System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows utility that allows users to search for and restore corruptions in Windows system files. Consult the following link;
Use the System File Checker tool to repair missing or corrupted system files
You can create a new user account on your computer, and then check.
Create a new user account
If you are not faced with the same question in a new user account, you can check the link below and use the steps provided to screw a corrupted user profile
Please an update on the status of the issue to help you further.
All desktop icons MS, missing icons in file association - program still works well
Tri-Go to start - all programs - Microsoft Office - Microsoft Office Tools - Microsoft Office Picture Manager - Help - detect and repair - check restore my shortcuts while repairing.
This should restore any shortcuts to microsoft office
I've seen some of the other post, but none of them does not seem to help, so I'll just ask.
I just downloaded ACC (v22.214.171.124) on my macbook pro (v10.11.1), but whenever I open it my 'apps' tab in the upper part is missing.
I tried to re - install several times, I tried to restart my computer but nothing seems to work.
I've seen some people say that we must go in the program folder files and remove or change some. But all these tips has been on PC and I'm not sure how you make to these files on a mac.
Thank you very much for your help!
We have a laptop model Toshiba Satellite L350 with Windows Vista, and when we start, the Start button and icons are missing.
We can only get to use the machine by pressing the ctrl, alt, and DELETE keys and using the Task Manager.
How can go back us to the Start button and icons?
You can start your laptop in SafeMode (F8)?
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