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Windows 7: Icons in My computer keep disappearing and thumbnail problems

23 Apr 2012   #11

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

The Thumbnail cache will have nothing to do with your drives sometimes showing up and sometimes not. That could be a possible hardware failure on your drive(s). The main way to check this is to click on My Computer, right click on each drive, go to Tools, and Check Disk.

However, the fact that no DVD drives are showing up could mean this is a larger issue with the system itself. Are you running any antivirus at all? Have you installed anything relatively recently?

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23 Apr 2012   #12
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Click "Oranize" tab then "Layout" make sure the three (3) items I have circled in yellow in the below picture are check marked. If not check mark them.


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23 Apr 2012   #13

windows 7 ultimate x32

ran it twice wi - and \ didnt know they were the same
anyway so far so good it all seems to be working thanx guys
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