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Windows 7: Desktop icons disappear for no reason

13 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Ok i have got a 3 month old windows 7 x64 laptop. About a week ago when ever i logged on there would be no destop icons and when i refreshed it they appear for about a second and then go away again. I don't know what the problem is so could anybody help me please!

have a look at this so you know what i see

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13 Oct 2011   #2

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Is the "Show Desktop Icons" option checked ? Make it sure at first.
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Check the RAM next : RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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But the test of RAM is very important . Anyway, what is your amount of RAM ?

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13 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thank's will leave running tonight as i have 4GB of RAM will post tomorrow with answer
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