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Old 11-22-2005, 08:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am using windows xp pro.

i used to hav icons of programs i frequently use. now in my desktop there are no icons at all, not even my computer.

whole desktop is empty.

how can i make those icons reapper? i tried to send shor cut to desktop but nathin can be seen.
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go to taskmanager and kill explorer.exe and restart it by typing in explorer.exe in new task. Then scan your system for spyware and post a hijack this log
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i even tried system restore but icons can't seen
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do spyware scans and post a log. Also, disable everything in msconfig. start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, disable all, reboot
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Right click on yourself and see if "Show Desktop Icons" is checked. If not, click it. That happens a lot to people... Also, yeah, check for spyware... that could also be the cause.
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did you get an error when loggin on about using default profile cause yours was locked?
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Did you have the Start Menu ? or was it just completely blank.
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i am using windows xp pro.

i used to hav icons of programs i frequently use. now in my desktop there are no icons at all, not even my computer.

whole desktop is empty.

how can i make those icons reapper? i tried to send shor cut to desktop but nathin can be seen.
Thats how the desktop shold b empty of icons in my opinion, i don't like having icons in desktop.

Anyway can you run any program that you have installed??
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