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Windows 7: Desktop icons are positioned on the taskbar!

13 Jan 2013   #1
Jamal NUMAN

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Desktop icons are positioned on the taskbar!

Desktop icons are positioned on the taskbar!

I wanted to replace the icons of my desktop on the desktop itself instead of being positioned on the task bar. Please, have a look on the attached screenshot



All what I need is to get these icons back to the desktop instead of being on the task bar.


Thank you

Best

Jamal




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13 Jan 2013   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Try this

Right click taskbar> Toolbars> Uncheck Desktop if it is checked

Name:  Taskbar.jpg
Views: 7
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I don't think that would remove them from the desktop though? What were you doing when this happened? Do you have a system restore point from before this happened?

System Restore

Right click on desktop> View

Is Show desktop icons checked?

Name:  Desktop.jpg
Views: 7
Size:  25.4 KB

A Guy


My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jan 2013   #3
Jamal NUMAN

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Try this

Right click taskbar> Toolbars> Uncheck Desktop if it is checked

Attachment 249908

I don't think that would remove them from the desktop though? What were you doing when this happened? Do you have a system restore point from before this happened?

System Restore

Right click on desktop> View

Is Show desktop icons checked?

Attachment 249909

A Guy
Thank you very much A Guy for the answer.

The most useful answers are those powered by screenshots! Your reply has solved my issue

Very much appreciated

Best

Jamal
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13 Jan 2013   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

My pleasure, glad you got it sorted

A Guy
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