Ghost in the machine.

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Wet Chicken

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I've never seen this problem before so the responses here should be interesting :p

Whenever I try to save something to my desktop it does NOT appear.

It doesn't matter what program is saving something to the desktop, none of them appear.

It IS there, but I just can't see it!

Then when I boot up again *POP * there it is :eek:

What would cause such a thing to happen :confused:





and no, I'm not drinking :D
 

Wet Chicken

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Hi Kerri Ann. I think Active desktop is turned off, at least there is nothing checked off next to anything :(
 

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Nothing in that article worked :(

I think that article is for a different problem. That's when you have a lot of stuff on your desktop, and there is no more room to display anything. My desktop has nothing on it. I wonder if it has to do with memory or the video card?
 
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Hey Wet Chicken

What is your resolution set to?

Try this (even though it doesn't sound like it will work):

Right-click on desktop and select Arrange Icons>Auto Arrange.

Mine get lost offscreen sometimes, this brings them back.
 

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OK I just fixed it.

You right click on the desktop, choose "Active Desktop" then "customize" and then "Show web contents...".

Then you go back to the desktop a SECOND time, right click again, choose active desktop again, and a brand new menu will appear :rolleyes:

One of the items is, yep... you guessed it --> Show Desktop Icons :D

Just once I'd like to ring the neck from someone at Microsoft :p
 
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