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Windows 7: Weird Desktop

04 Feb 2010   #1
brainiacary

windows 7
 
 
Weird Desktop

Yesterday i had installed alcohol 52% free edition on my windows 7 ultimate PC,then suddenly a problem appeared; all the desktop icons were gone.Desktop's empty.Still i could right click>view>check show desktop icons,then the icons were visible.But its very annoying bcoz i have to repeat the same procedure always at every bootings.When the pc is restarted,the desktop goes empty again.Why is it happening? Is there any cure? Pls help me.


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05 Feb 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Brainiacary,

After you have checked the "Show Desktop Icons" option, save your current theme to see if that may help.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 Feb 2010   #3
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Another possiblity is Alcohol broke something in 7 - I'd uninstall it and use system restore to go back before it was installed.
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05 Feb 2010   #4
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

there seems to be an incompatibility between Virtual drive managers/CD burners and Windows 7. i've seen a few instances of the same symptoms.

I had the same problem when i installed Infra Recorder and it was solved when i uninstalled it.

check out the links below
Daemon Tools
Infra Recorder (check the post by wizard)
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