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Windows 7: help! lost all desktop icons

09 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
help! lost all desktop icons

i have Windows 7x64 Pro. The system is less than a year old and sparsely populated and clean.

This morning when I booted up, Windows opened and none of my desktop icons were present.

The Start Menu works and I can get to my programs but how do I restore my desktop?

Any help would be appreciated.

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09 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Nevermind! Sorry for the inconvenience. Somehow "show desktop icons" got turned off. Doh! (I'm not the only one using this computer.)
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09 Jul 2010   #3

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Win 10 Pro x64

That happens to the best of us. at least it was an easy fix.
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