shortcuts disappear from desktop

  ole1999 20:33 22 Jul 2005


This has happened a few time recently, all my shortcuts just diasppear, and i have to restart to get back to normal, i can go to any programs from the start menu etc, but the whole desk top just goes blank.

Is there anyway besides rebooting or any reasons for this happening.

Any help appreciated

  Jackcoms 20:35 22 Jul 2005

Are you using an OS with System Restore?

If so, try restoring to a time before the problem started occurring.

  stalion 20:39 22 Jul 2005

if xp try this fix click here

  ole1999 20:44 22 Jul 2005


well i have xp and yes have system restore.

But its not like its happening every day or so, it might go a few weeks then do it again etc, so just seems strange.

Thanks for the reply

  ole1999 21:22 22 Jul 2005

thanks guys, hope it works.

  rawprawn 09:16 23 Jul 2005

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