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Windows 7: Lost desktop icons??

31 Dec 2008   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Nice find John.

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31 Dec 2008   #12

Windows 10 Pro X64 Insider Preview (Skip Ahead) latest build

Thanks - it was quite accidental, cause I wanted to see if I could find a shortcut key for hiding desktop icons - I just happened to be staring right at the corner when I enabled it and saw the version disappear and I was like "Whoa!"
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13 Apr 2011   #13

Winows 7 64 bit

Awesome, I had no idea they were just hidden. I have lost my desktop a few time, always after just rebooting. I think it is a bug in Win 7. Anyway, I just assumed my local profile was corrupt and went through the painful task of rebuilding it. Da.

I tryed your suggestion and Wellla, my desktop is back to normal.

It worked for me. I thought my local profile was corrupt. Don't ask how many times I have rebuilt my profile. I have lost them before, simply by logging off or rebooting. I think it is a bug in Win 7, no sure what caused them to become hidden.

Thanks Johngalt,
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