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by Jeff Bakalar Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Ann says July 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm My samsung s5 galaxy keeps deleting all my icons from my home page. Join the community Back I agree Test your smarts. 88% of IT pros got this right. But then the next time I strated my computer, they were gone again. have a peek at these guys

I started this site as a technical guide for myself and it has grown into what I hope is a useful reference for all. thankkkkk youuuuuuuuu so muuch !!!ilove you maaan !!!!!!!!! Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Acer V3-572G OS: Windows 10 CPU: Intel i5 4210U Memory: 8GB Graphics Card: Geforce 840m Quote sPdMoNkEy Posts : 2 Windows 10 New 26 Music, Pictures & Video Desktop icons disappearingHello all, I have Windows 7 RC installed on my PC and actually it works fine.

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Make sure you are on the Processes tab. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I was n the middle of an email and it kicked me off, tryed again and was kicked off again. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32

Manually turning on and off the monitor seems to make the issue go away, but it's more on an inconvenience. Reply Gull August 16, 2011 at 5:48 am # This was perfect. Restart computer. Windows 7 Desktop Icons None of which worked.

Next check the Show Desktop Icons item. if your device has this option. THANK YOU. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center TechnipagesSmart phone, gadget and computer tipsHome Downloads Topics Android Gaming Hardware Internet iOS MacOS Office Software Windows

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just in case. System Maintenance Troubleshooter thnku Last edited by Brink; 25 Aug 2015 at 08:51. Works fine for me. :-) Reply jason gregory bouskill October 28, 2013 at 3:36 pm # my windows icons are poping up as photo gallery icons WTF how do i fix Reply kyle May 27, 2010 at 12:55 pm # wow thanks it worked i thought im going to reformat my laptop Reply anu July 26, 2010 at 7:31 pm # thnx

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Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Windows 7 Desktop Shortcuts Disappear Check first C:\Users\*yourusername*\Desktop folder to check if all contents are intact! Desktop Icons Disappeared Windows 7 After Reboot The tutorial below will help show you how to turn it off to see if that is the cause of the desktop icons disappearing on you.

Now navigate to the following directory in Explorer: C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local You should see a file called IconCache.db inside that folder. More about the author I was in for BIG luck as I was in a hurry and didn't have time to restore everything when this happened to me yesterday morning. OS: Windows 10 Quote andy33 Posts : 2 Windows 10 New 11 Sep 2015 #10 missing icons Are you using two screens? Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Desktop Icons Keep Disappearing Windows 10

Delete IconCache.db 3. The app name will differ depending on the device. Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - Info by csarge / January 20, 2010 6:47 AM PST In reply to: Info Well, I still thank those who have tried to check my blog Just tested and it is like you said =)thanks... ;) Reply AndyColla May 1, 2010 at 3:47 pm # @Plaza You are the man!

Select the icon, then choose "Clear data". Restore Desktop Icons My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 Sunny says August 8, 2016 at 9:28 pm In my case the problem with missing apps on home screen on my new Lenovotab has to do with apps that are stored

In particular the hardware shortcuts such as the printer, scanner, webcam tablet.

I got it back Reply Elly October 3, 2011 at 10:23 am # Figured it out!!! Enjoy! I have tried everything above, and nothing restores it. Windows 7 Desktop Icons Disappear After Sleep Google "disappearing icons and programs" to learn the extent of the problem.

Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell / Inspiron 11 3000 series OS: Windows 10 Quote feelingfeline Posts : 2 Windows 10 New 02 Sep 2015 #9 Good News To Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. We'll see if they stay put since I removed infrarecorder.thanks a million this was really bothering me. http://custsolutions.net/desktop-icons/icons-keep-rearanging-from-were-i-want-them.php Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support General Discussion » User Name Remember Me? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL I dont want to turn off the system maintenance.  I will also try a Malwarebytes scan and Spybot just to rule that out as well. 0 Serrano OP

Reply Anonymous January 6, 2016 at 10:41 am # Thanks Reply tracey adams April 10, 2016 at 2:08 am # I have window 7 and the icons have been gone forever Reply Anonymous February 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm # thank u Reply John January 12, 2010 at 8:24 pm # I run W7 64bit and have had that problem as well.