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Solved: I cant see my icons!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by brian8474, Jul 12, 2006.

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  1. brian8474

    brian8474 Thread Starter

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    I right clicked on the desktop and clicked dont show icons on accident..They dissappeared.So i right clicked the desktop again and now i cant get a menu to come up! Is there anywhere else that i can change this setting back so i can see the icon's on my desktop?:confused:
     
  2. Augie65

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    Just run a system restore to a time before the problem occurred.
     
  3. Tabvla

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    > Open Windows Explorer
    > Right-click Desktop
    > Click on "Properties"
    > Click on the Desktop tab
    > Click on the "Customise Desktop..." button
    > Click on the "Restore Default" button

    Go back to the Desktop. Right-click in any open space and then click on "Refresh".
     
  4. brian8474

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    I just restored to yesterday thanks a bunch.But my icons are still highlighted..?
     
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