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desktop icons arent showing up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by artsitical, May 16, 2010.

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  1. artsitical

    artsitical Thread Starter

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    desktop icons wont apear we have tryed to reboot in safe mode and safe mode with prompt also tryed to right click and it wont do anything the backgrown picture is there but nothing else please help me
     
  2. Hermitt43

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    Have you tried this????
    Right Click desktop, choose properties>Arrange Icons by>Show desktop Icons

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    Your explorer.exe desktop user interface is not running, so just hit the keys; Ctrl<Alt<Delete which opens up the Task Manager so you can start explorer.exe, ( click File then New Task and enter; explorer.exe ) Then I suggest you to run the system file checker tool, ( type in the run box this; sfc /scannow , and have your XP CD ready to put in so it can replace any missing or corrupt system files.
     
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