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Solved: Desktop as Toolbar?!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Ron the Geek, Feb 6, 2007.

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  1. Ron the Geek

    Ron the Geek Thread Starter

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    Another easy one for somebody out there... Instead of icons appearing ON my desktop, I have a toolbar which has all of the desktop icons on it. I want to return it to "normal." In addition, My Computer has been renamed to some weird number (probably a network designation in it's past life) and with only 128 mg of RAM and a 6 gb (that's no typo, six gigabyte) harddrive, we shouldn't even have this machine. But what's done is done,... how can I fix this desktop thing? Thanks!
    RTG :eek:
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Can you move the shortcuts from the Tool Bar to the desktop, then delete the toolbar?
     
  3. Ron the Geek

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    Thought that was a good idea but it wouldn't let me do it. It probably is something simple like that, though.
     
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    Knew it was probably something simple. Right clicked on the desktop and selected "Arrange Icons By" and from that menu, "Show Desktop Icons" and that did it.
     
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    Whoda thunk . . .
     
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