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Old 07-23-2007, 10:10 PM   #1
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So, some how most of my desk top icons are missing.There is something there, but not the icons that are supposed to be. We did nothing. i posted a question, went outside for a bit, came back in and noticed it.
I am running XP. Anyone know how to fix this?
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house elves at work again?
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Its possible that your computer did a "desktop cleanup" and removed the unused icons.

Check to see if you have a new folder on your desktop called Unused Icons or something like that. Your mising icons may be in there.

Good luck.
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Why not just do a "quick launch" menu and do away with the desktop icons altogether
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This is what my desktop looks like! The programs are there, not the icons!

We tried right click refresh, didn't work!

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i think that the desktop cleanup thing puts everything into a folder on the desktop. if thats the case look for a new folder somewhere.
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Did both of those, neither worked!

We were able to create new shortcuts for some programs, but some worked and some didn't!
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OKay, still not sure how it happened, but I got it fixed!

This is how... http://www.jakeludington.com/ask_jak..._icons_go.html
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