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11 Jun 2011   #1
l8n321

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 
Blank icons on desktop ...

Hello

Can you please help me with this problem, for some reason all the programes on my desktop icons are blank, this has caused me not being able to open the documents on my compute. Can you plz sugest anything that could get my programes up and running and get the icons back.

Thanks
Leighton


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11 Jun 2011   #2
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

This Tutorial might help:Icon Cache - Rebuild
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11 Jun 2011   #3
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

You may also want to scan for malware/virus infection.
It's the most common cause of that kind of problem.
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11 Jun 2011   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

also you could try right clicking the desktop and select refresh.
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11 Jun 2011   #5
l8n321

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

No the problem is still there
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11 Jun 2011   #6
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

am I to understand that you can not open any programs right now?
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11 Jun 2011   #7
l8n321

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

yes cant open programes
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11 Jun 2011   #8
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by l8n321 View Post
No the problem is still there
Suggestion :
Assuming your taskbar is still working.....

Right click at Taskbar > Task Manager > Processes tab > right click explorer.exe > End process > Applications tab > New Task... > in the Open box, type explorer.exe > OK

Hope this will bring your desktop icons back to normal.
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