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Windows 7: Desktop icons appearing and disappearing

15 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Desktop icons appearing and disappearing

My laptop running on Windows 7 recently started giving me problems when i switch it on the desktop items appear but when i try to click on any one of them the whole d/top goes blank and when i left click on the d/top or click the start button they will re-appear...i can not access my documents without going through the start button..please help my show desktop icon is highlighted.

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15 Nov 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

First run a full antivirus scan
Then download and give a full scan with malwarebytes.

If negative

Go to device manager, check graphics driver. Make sure it is up to date and no yellow warning markers are shown.
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15 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit

Yes, please do a virus scan. If the virus scan does not fix it, might as well, try system restore, if this won't do either, reinstall Windows.
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