Yes, this is a deeply stupid option. For this purpose, Malwarebytes is a good anti-malware program.Once your PC is free of the malware, download Unhide (390KB file). Yes, it’s doubly stupid to bury it in a submenu." this is the comment that helped me. Turns out the simplest solution of them all worked out best. http://pspdesktops.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-moving-windows-10.html
you just made my day, computer geek! thank you so mush Toui Report Christian- Jan 5, 2009 at 08:48 PM I am having the same problem. Now here's a dilly of a pickle! The icons can be missing from your desktop for two reasons: either something has gone wrong with the explorer.exe process, which handles the desktop, or the icons are simply hidden. https://www.techsupportall.com/desktop-icons-are-not-showing-icons-disappeared/
im not a tech person so please can sum 1 help!! Report maria- Apr 24, 2010 at 01:52 PM thanks alot my problem solved Report tenor1- May 1, 2010 at 08:22 AM thank you MR Genius whew that was really needed Report Report winter- Oct 10, 2012 at 06:58 AM how about if it directs you to my documents? January 17, 2011 jim icon will not restore when l use this method…have tried drag and drop of shortcut icon from desktop file to taskbar, but that doesn`t work either…any help
In the Open box, go ahead and type in explorer.exe and click OK. Thanks again!. icon and Microsoft Word icon have disappeared from my desktop following a "clean-up" of my computer's Software. Can't See Desktop Icons Windows 10 September 27, 2007 Ray Thanks a bunch, you the man September 27, 2007 Lou Thanks, I would have been searching for hours!
I got the icon on my Desktop using the regedit. I havewindows vista and my desktop is completely blank. December 27, 2007 Kay Malm My email was not working correctly. https://www.techsupportall.com/desktop-icons-are-not-showing-icons-disappeared/ If that is the case then the fix will not be simple thing.
Report seafarer- Dec 17, 2009 at 05:32 AM Wrote to thank for getting me started again,but alas all went well getting on the route to advised but once looged off and Restore Desktop Icons Windows 7 seems to ignore the tedious but effective way of right clicking-properties-customize etc. Thanks again!. enter the date for restore and all ok after restart.
Thanks for having this website. View all 18 comments Report bubbaUK- Jan 21, 2009 at 06:08 PM satvinder wooow you are a super genius thank you very much....it finally worked!!! No Icons On Desktop Windows 10 There are many times when user profiles become corrupt and the only way to fix the resulting issues is to create a new profile. Desktop Icons Not Showing Windows 10 it worked!
For anyone having this issue and if you have already tried the control alt delete approach try right clicking on your desktop and make sure the show desktop icons is selected. http://pspdesktops.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-disappeared-windows-10.html July 25, 2008 Ken Mason Thanks very much, I couldn't find anywhere else to learn how to recover the Computer icon on my Vista desktop. no hard drives and dvd roms… what im going to do??? you guys are awesome! 10/10 October 9, 2010 Shaner Thanks Geek! Desktop Icons Not Showing In Windows Xp
November 1, 2011 Mike I tried typing in regsvr /u shell32.dll and it said that regsvr is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. January 28, 2009 Ross You may have also un checked the Show Desktop Icons selection on the right mouse menu of the desktop. but there are no icons. have a peek here VERY useful!
It worked when nothing else would. Desktop Not Showing Windows 8 This has happened every single time I've started my computer. If Enabled, this setting removes icons, shortcuts, and other default and user-defined items from the desktop, including Recycle Bin, Computer, and Network Locations.
Thanks a million for this invaluable information. Anyways I couldn't follow up the instruction because its a modified win7. Is there anything else I can try? Desktop Icons Missing Mac HaveACow Report BRUCE- Jun 21, 2009 at 01:29 AM thanks man I will try the avast now.
I know the normal Desktop icon list (Recycling Bin, Network, etc.) is available but IE is not listed. I AM the administrator LOL Anyone please let me know how to fix this! Here, check the checkbox next to each icon that you would like to restore and click on “Apply” to restore the selected icons. Check This Out September 10, 2008 Ritamarie Thank you for the clear and direct instructions.
June 24, 2010 jovie i lost my "my Computer" even if i tried to right click on the desktop and open properties i cannot click the my computer… but i have Report grizlap1› talb - Nov 12, 2009 at 03:06 PM Thanks, Worked like a charm. any idea on how to get Windows mail back? that are missing.
If none of the solutions above have worked, then you might have to take more drastic actions. I have not been able to find a ‘cure' except to manually shut the entire system down and restart. http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/desktop-icons-missing-or-disappeared/ August 19, 2008 tonya m my recycle bin icon disappeared too. Right click on the desktop 2.
Wanted to empty Recycle Bin. It is so much supportive. I knew there had to be a simpler way. crazy weird.
Now I just have the generic "folded corner of the page" Windows uses when it doesn't have the proper picture of something. April 11, 2008 A Fan Rebecca, you lifesaver! After you get the wallpaper, bring up the task manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete. so much for the images how to rextore the recycle bin it was really hard to find it this help really helped me thanks again!!:D….
December 18, 2007 whs Pat, for the large Icons right click on the desktop, go to VIEW and here you can set the Icons the size you like December 19, 2007 It took a lot of effort to delete it from my previous XP desktop. picture of it here: http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs382.ash2/66064_165285023489462_100000238962719_480126_1498484_n.jpg October 25, 2010 pyot thank you for the help. September 8, 2010 JMartinez Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!