lost desktop icons xp home

  johnnyrocker 14:22 08 Sep 2008

a friend of mine has asked if i can asked if i can recover some lost icons which disapeared one day, can anyone tell me how or where they might be please?


  Clapton is God 14:56 08 Sep 2008

A System Restore might get them back but, if the icons were shortcuts to various programs, why not simply recreate them?

  jolorna 15:02 08 Sep 2008

if he used ccleaner and had desktop shortcuts ticked then he will have lost them from the visable desktop, what i do i have desktop available via taskbar,if he unlocks taskbar and then clicks toolbars then click desktop from the list and they should show in that, then lock taskbar again

  birdface 17:10 08 Sep 2008

Right click middle of empty screen.Arrange icons by.And tick show desktop icons.

  johnnyrocker 20:27 08 Sep 2008

all else has failed so i will tell them to try that thanks.


  birdface 16:15 10 Sep 2008

Im sure I already posted this,but try.Right clicking My computer.properties.Advanced .Settings.make sure Show windows content when dragging is ticked.

  birdface 16:17 10 Sep 2008

Cancel last.It was meant for another thread.

  jolorna 23:41 14 Sep 2008

have you friend got sorted yet

  johnnyrocker 20:21 15 Sep 2008

sorry nowt seems to have done it andthey are fed up now so i will close this thread, thanks to all for suggestions


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