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Email: Subscribe Why Won't My Desktop Shortcuts Work? That fixes our problem of desktop icons not working. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. The time now is 04:41 PM. this content

feraudyh, Nov 9, 2012 #18 feraudyh Joined: Nov 9, 2012 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 found a solution OK, I must make amends, despite the fact that the Microsoft website tried He deals with the multimedia content needs of training and corporate houses. General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent web OS XP Quote 03 Apr 2014 #2 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Posts : 22,055 64-bit Windows 10 Hello Erayes, As a test, download and merge the .reg file

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The start in folder was wrong. Click the Start Button, type User Accounts in the start search pane and press Enter. 2. Hope this can help someone else that is going through this cuz I know I was about ready to pull my hair out I was so frustrated!! its a Dell XPS windows xp professional edition.

I'm new here..so, please bear with me. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). I'll try that. Desktop Icons Not Working Windows 8 It turned out to be AVG 9.

So do >>>> desktop Gadgets like the Clock. >>>> >>>> I've noticed that this seems to happen after I use Internet Explorer, >>>> there's no other pattern to it that I That is why some of you reported that the 64-bit version works and not the 32-bit. Sunday, August 11, 2013 3:25 AM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. Didn't have to do anything, so why waste my time figuring out stuff that I don't have to?

Sign up now! Desktop Icons Won't Open Windows 10 Just browse Program Files - in the system drive - using Windows Explorer and copy the path of the application related to the desktop icon or shortcut. Fortunately I got Microsoft Fix it for broken desktop shortcuts that helped me to fix the same. I did try to get to system restore through safe mode but it does the same thing in safe mode.

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Fix .lnk File Association Normally, most of us know which file types need what apps. Thank you!!!!!!! Windows 7 Desktop Icons Not Working Reply With Quote Ads! Windows Icon Not Working Windows 10 Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Windows 7 Support Tutorials Windows 8 Forums Windows 10 Forums Connect With Us Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo

Update mouse drivers if able to download new versions. 3. http://custsolutions.net/not-working/hyperlinks-don-t-work.php This happened after my friend asked me to move some music and movies from my computer to his hard drive. Apr 9, 2010 at 05:37 AM Thanks for trying to help me :-) Im just glad I was able to fix it! My System Specs OS all kinds dallascisco View Public Profile Find More Posts by dallascisco 20 Apr 2010 #7 neo101 WIN7 Ultimate 64bit 615 posts Yep - my Desktop Not Working Windows 10

However no matter what drive I select to install it gives me an error "path is not specified". My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Forum Forum Home New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Portal Downloads What's New? have a peek at these guys I've been using an alternative browser since Windows95, and believe me, it is an alternative solution.

Usually (in 64-bit Windows 7) just hovering the mouse over the icons will highlight them. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 10 Tech Tips Weekly The week's best in tech and computer help. Issue start button doesn't work, icons open file but there is not text or data...there is what appears to be wire frames where the information should be.

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Select Create new account. However if I ever use the close all function...... Doesn't work. > > The Quick Launch, Taskbar, Start Button, etc, all work fine. Desktop Icons Not Responding To Mouse Click Terminate it. (ignore warning) 5.

It turned out to be AVG 9. It doesn't help. When you click on it, you'll be given the option to save the file. check my blog If that doesn't fix it, Clean Install.

Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Forum About Desktop Icons not working in Windows 10/8/7 RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and improve system performance Are not that I'd really be comfortable manually editing it if I *could* find it... Run SFC to check windows core files to see if nothing has gone wrong with those. Saturday, August 03, 2013 8:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I did that and it still did not work Saturday, August 03, 2013 8:04 PM Reply |

That is, if a file has.txt as its extension, you know it would open using Notepad, Word or even Microsoft WordPad/Write. Slocomb (johnbslocombatgmaildotcom) John B. the much advertised new purple Ubuntu that solves all >> problems. > >And YOUR solution for the OP is what, diss Ubuntu? I just was interested in seeing if the problem could specifically be IE.

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Even in Safe Mode desktop icons dont work Desktop icons won\'t work Desktop icons dont work Desktop Link Icons don't work Desktop icons won\'t work Desktop icons won't work Desktop icons Doesn't work. >> >> The Quick Launch, Taskbar, Start Button, etc, all work fine. If I find out which one caused it I'll report back. No, I haven't tried a different mouse.

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If that doesn't fix it or work, Repair Install. By the way Internet Explorer was nowhere to be seen running when those processes were in the list of processes. Some have reported issues due to their security software others say it is linked to using Internet Explorer, but there doesn't seem to be a single answer as to what's behind She can however use items from the taskbar.