disappearing icons?

  goomer 22:13 15 Oct 2005


I keep losing my icons? Every time I restart my win xp pro system I lose most of my taskbar icons. The only ones that keep appearing are my wireless network connection and norton systemworks. All the others have gone.. occasionally they appear after I install new software only to go again after a restart. Any ideas anyone please?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:16 15 Oct 2005

Where did my icons go?
If all of your desktop icons are missing, right click on the Desktop, select Arrange Icons By, then select Show Desktop Icons
click here

  Stuartli 22:20 15 Oct 2005

Right click the Taskbar>Properties>Ensure that Hide Inactive Icons is unchecked.

If this, by any chance, doesn't work, Enable Lock the Taskbar.

  goomer 22:27 15 Oct 2005

I should have said that I have already checked that sorry, Taskbar is locked and auto hide is disabled. Even If I use custom autohide option to "always show" the icons they still dont reappear ... hmm

  woodchip 22:32 15 Oct 2005

Have a look behind your desk someone may be nicking them

  goomer 22:43 15 Oct 2005

lol probably on a carboot sale somewhere .. let me know if you see them :)

  VoG II 22:58 15 Oct 2005
  goomer 23:19 15 Oct 2005

Thanx VoG looks like that could be it SSDP was runnin. They arent back yet, I'll have to restart again later (in the middle of a dl) but I think that shud do it. Many thanks :)

  goomer 23:35 15 Oct 2005

woohoo!! I got 'em all back thanx again VoG. I dont have to go trudgin around the car boots now :)

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