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Windows 7: Desktop icons

24 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Desktop icons


I have am looking at some kind of banner which is hiding desktop icons. It is not affecting Gadgets or applications. It is only affecting desktop icons. is there any setting I am missing? Please check attached image.

Please help me to solve the problem.


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24 Aug 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

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24 Aug 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc

Run an antivirus scan and download and run malwarebytes. Just to be on the safe side.
Try to refresh the desktop, right click and then refresh
Boot the computer
Pull it to gadgets, on the right and try to delete, by hitting the X
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24 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

I've seen this a couple times before, but I can't remember what causes it. Do the recommended malware scan. What software do you have installed? please list everything, including toolbars.
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24 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

The icon that he is pointing to is Bittorrent, you only see top half
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