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Windows 7: Behaviour of Desktop Icons during Startup

03 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, Version 6.1, Build 7600
Behaviour of Desktop Icons during Startup

Not a problem, just amateur curiosity. Towards the end of my laptop boot, all the shortcuts (not the system icons) go blank then are quickly restored. Why's that?

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04 Sep 2010   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

It's not an unusual occurrence, It's always happened on my PCs. I'd suspect the flash is just as a process loads in the boot sequence. Although it wouldn't seem likely that it was the graphics driver, as I'd think that would load fairly early on to allow video. It's more of a refresh of the desktop. Not something I've put a lot of thought into

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04 Sep 2010   #3
Impulse Fire911

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

yea, like the person above said i think its just a quick refresh maybe to go over to see if any of them are running or to end the processes? who knows..
not a big deal tho
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