Desktop icons wont stay hid no matter what I do!

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  1. Posts : 51
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
       #1

    Desktop icons wont stay hid no matter what I do!


    I ran into another problem!
    I got my new laptop for Christmas, and Im trying to hide the desktop icons because I have a dock, (Rocketdock.com)

    And whenever I right click, go to View, then uncheck "Show Desktop Icons" they disappear, but when I unplug my charger they come right back!

    I've tried hiding the icons, then saving my theme, but it doesn't seem to work

    I hope someone can help!
    Thank you and merry Christmas! :)
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  2. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #2

    tylar112 said:
    I ran into another problem!
    I got my new laptop for Christmas, and Im trying to hide the desktop icons because I have a dock, (Rocketdock.com)

    And whenever I right click, go to View, then uncheck "Show Desktop Icons" they disappear, but when I unplug my charger they come right back!

    I've tried hiding the icons, then saving my theme, but it doesn't seem to work

    I hope someone can help!
    Thank you and merry Christmas! :)

    At the bottom of the page with the check, do you uncheck let themes change desktop icons?
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 51
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    richc46 said:
    tylar112 said:
    I ran into another problem!
    I got my new laptop for Christmas, and Im trying to hide the desktop icons because I have a dock, (Rocketdock.com)

    And whenever I right click, go to View, then uncheck "Show Desktop Icons" they disappear, but when I unplug my charger they come right back!

    I've tried hiding the icons, then saving my theme, but it doesn't seem to work

    I hope someone can help!
    Thank you and merry Christmas! :)

    At the bottom of the page with the check, do you uncheck let themes change desktop icons?


    I dont think I know where you're talking about.
    But I did find "Change desktop icons" in Personalize
    and "Allow themes to change desktop icons" is checked
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  4. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #4

    Try this right click on desktop
    personalize
    change desktop icons
    uncheck all the icons
    at the bottom of the page
    uncheck allow themes to change icons.

    This is a hit and miss thing, may not work, but lets see.
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  5. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #5

    I think I found your problem, when you uncheck, you have to hit apply at the bottom of the page.
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  6. Posts : 51
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
    Thread Starter
       #6

    richc46 said:
    Try this right click on desktop
    personalize
    change desktop icons
    uncheck all the icons
    at the bottom of the page
    uncheck allow themes to change icons.

    This is a hit and miss thing, may not work, but lets see.

    Unfortunately, that didnt work

    The only icon that was checked was "Recycle Bin"
    I unchecked it, and then unchecked "Allow themes to change desktop icons"
    And all it did was hide my recycle bin
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  7. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #7

    tylar112 said:
    richc46 said:
    Try this right click on desktop
    personalize
    change desktop icons
    uncheck all the icons
    at the bottom of the page
    uncheck allow themes to change icons.

    This is a hit and miss thing, may not work, but lets see.

    Unfortunately, that didnt work

    The only icon that was checked was "Recycle Bin"
    I unchecked it, and then unchecked "Allow themes to change desktop icons"
    And all it did was hide my recycle bin
    Did you click on apply when done?
      My Computer


  8. Posts : 51
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
    Thread Starter
       #8

    richc46 said:
    tylar112 said:
    richc46 said:
    Try this right click on desktop
    personalize
    change desktop icons
    uncheck all the icons
    at the bottom of the page
    uncheck allow themes to change icons.

    This is a hit and miss thing, may not work, but lets see.

    Unfortunately, that didnt work

    The only icon that was checked was "Recycle Bin"
    I unchecked it, and then unchecked "Allow themes to change desktop icons"
    And all it did was hide my recycle bin
    Did you click on appy when done?

    Yes Sir
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  9. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #9

    It is a malfunction in your system. Try this in an adminsitrators account, type cmd, in the search by start menu

    In cmd typ sfc /scannow.

    This feature is suppose to correct small corruption problems

    If it does not work, when I return to the forum we will try something. Just keep me posted.
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  10. Posts : 17,796
    Windows 10, Home Clean Install
       #10

    You can try this too. When you go to the area that you check the icons that you want. Click on restore default. Power down, reboot and then uncheck all that is checked. That may correct the bug.
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