Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Icons locked on desktop

08 Feb 2014   #1
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Icons locked on desktop

Just recently having problems with not being able to open icons on desktop. I can on initial startup, but after opening one here or there things go south. Seems to be some sort of "freezing" going on because I need to reboot every time when this happens. Sometimes I can't even reboot from the start button. Need to go into start task manager to restart. No spyware, malware issues. Everything is up to date and clean. Maybe I can send a event viewer log? Thanks for the help.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
08 Feb 2014   #2
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Are you overclocking?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Feb 2014   #3
bonkers72

Win 7 Premium 64 Bit
 
 

No over clocking. Seems to have calmed down for some reason.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Icons locked on desktop




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Desktop was locked up. Clicking on icons had no action. Taskbar worked
Just like the title says, clicking on the desktop had no effect, just as if it was all part of the picture. Loging off and back on fixed it. Anyone ever experienced that? Windows explorer worked fine and so did all files and applications that I clicked on. The taskbar worked fine too. I had a...
General Discussion
Permissions issue? No desktop icons or system tray icons.
Im a first time poster and I hope I have selected the correct category in this forum. I have Windows 7 Home Premium, pre-installed on a new laptop ive purchased in the last month. I had it set to automatically download and apply all updates. Within the last couple of weeks, at some point...
System Security
How could icons be locked in the desktop?
I keep having difficulties with icons that migrate all over the desktop. Is there a way to lock them in place once I get them organized individually and to my satisfaction? Thank you.
Performance & Maintenance
I've got shortcut icons instead of locked icons on protected folders
Hi, I was playing with Virtualbox and decided to instal Win 7 32 sp1 Ultimate. And one of the things I noticed were that protected folders have a lock but on my host computer (the one running virtualbox) in the protected folders instead of the lock I get a shortcut. This is what i get in the new...
General Discussion
Locked icons
I downloaded a skin from winamp, but when i open my skins folder, i dont see it. When i attempt to download the same file again, and i go to save it, i see it, but it has a lock with the icon. anyone know what this is about?
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App