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Windows 7: Different icon arrangement desktop on start up

23 Oct 2010   #11
jhmagic1

windows 7
 
 

I had no command prompt option in my accesories file, so had to download it from here - Elevated Command Prompt Shortcut its running the sfc /scannow now


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23 Oct 2010   #12
jhmagic1

windows 7
 
 

heres the command prompt window after the scan


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23 Oct 2010   #13
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Good no errors. It is my guess that some software that you are using is causing the problem, find out which.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
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23 Oct 2010   #14
jhmagic1

windows 7
 
 

I have some files that I have created (photoshop etc) since the desktop started behaving irratically. If I did a system restore to when the desktop was fine will it affect my laptop - ie delete the photoshop files that were created since the irratic behaviour?
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23 Oct 2010   #15
richc46

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Yes, all that will changed; if you use the clean boot you can see what software is causing the problem
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23 Oct 2010   #16
jhmagic1

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23 Oct 2010   #17
richc46

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Are the photoshop files personal documents, if so they will not be changed. I originally read your post to inidicate that they were files to operate photoshop.

If you are concerned you can save them in a finger drive etc.
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23 Oct 2010   #18
jhmagic1

windows 7
 
 

i have downloaded a photoshop cs3 trial and created photoshop files on it ( the problem with my desktop occured before downloading the photoshop trial) if i were to save all files created since the problem on a usb stick and do a system restore to before the problem then put the files back on, would that be fine?
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23 Oct 2010   #19
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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You can make a system restore point, before doing anything and then go back to that point if not satisified with the final results. System restore changes can usually be undone. I can tell you how it should work, but will not make guarantees.

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23 Oct 2010   #20
jhmagic1

windows 7
 
 

did a system restore but still have the original problem
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