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Windows 7: All Control Panels Icon on Desktop

04 Jun 2016   #31
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

So as your first post here was 23 hours ago can I assume that the problem you have now has only occured since you upgraded to Windows 10? I see that one was an upgrade and the other machine was a clean install. Can I ask where the disk came from for the clean install and did you make a backup of your systems before the new install to Win 10?


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04 Jun 2016   #32
Furious1964

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
So as your first post here was 23 hours ago can I assume that the problem you have now has only occured since you upgraded to Windows 10? I see that one was an upgrade and the other machine was a clean install. Can I ask where the disk came from for the clean install and did you make a backup of your systems before the new install to Win 10?
Downloaded the ISO directly from Microsoft a few weeks ago and the clean install of my laptop was done 3 to 4 weeks ago. That problem has been occurring on my laptop since the upgrade. Don't have a back-up of Win 7 Pro for it, but I have the disk and all the hp programs...so reinstalling Win 7 Pro on my laptop is no problem. I didn't have many programs on it as it was a gaming laptop. My main I can revert to Win 7 Pro if I want to go back.

When I made the install disk, I had the program write and verify it. Everything came up perfect.
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04 Jun 2016   #33
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Brink is still online so perhaps he will have a view now we seem to have established that it appears to be a Windows 10 problem!
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04 Jun 2016   #34
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Furious,

Do you notice the desktop icon appearing after any specific action?

What happens when you delete the desktop icon? Does it still reappear again later?

If yes to the 2nd question, then as a test, create a new account and sign in to it to see if the desktop icon shows up on it as well.
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04 Jun 2016   #35
Furious1964

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

All I have to do is boot up and it's there. When I delete it, it may randomly come back when I work on the PC. But that's a small random chance. Will try to create a new account and see what happens.
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