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Windows 7: Why the desktop icons not shown

11 Dec 2011   #1

Vista and Windows 7
Why the desktop icons not shown

The Registry keys located on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace"
mean that can show icon on desktop, please view the document below
Configuring Windows Explorer - Desktop Icons
Now i created a dummy class id {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000} on this key, then show the desktop, press F5 and see the blank icon item shown on desktop. I want to know there are many keys on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace", why these key will not show their icons on desktop? thank you

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11 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

If you want to see icons on your desktop, just right-click the desktop, choose Personalization and click Change Desktop Icons, and then check each icon you want to show.

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