Hello, I joined the windows 7 forums because I wanted to thank you Brink for your wonderful tutorial re. how to add restart explorer to the desktop.
What a lifesaver this was! I had been having problems with my desktop icons not showing up on starting my computer; also could not access anything on start menu; desktop was "frozen." Had to reboot into safe mode, then restart, then all was well.
After this happened several times though, I took to the net, and found this
wonderful informative forum. After some searching for my problem, I found this post with very nicely spelled out instructions, as well as screen shots and a link to download the .bat file. This solved my problem of a "disappearing desktop."
Just occasionally, something gets messed up and I have to run that file again, and then everything is back like it should be.
I also have made use of the tutorial/post to fix disappearing side bar gadgets; thank you for this!
All in all, I am so glad I have found these wonderful forums!
Thank you, everyone.