wallpaper only ?

  Ikelos 18:54 13 Aug 2006
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hi, just had a friend on the phone, he has started his pc and all he has is the desktop wallpaper, nothing else at all.. we got it into safe mode, but it always goes onto the walllpaper. any ideas.........thank you

  sean-278262 19:02 13 Aug 2006

Are you sure that the output when you right click the desktop and properties the screen is not set to dual monitor output in the last tab. If it is set to vertical alignment for the second screen that isnt present it would house all the icons with ease and make the problem you describe. However I am not sure if it would still do it in safe mode.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:25 13 Aug 2006

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

Taskbar missing
click here

  Ikelos 19:33 13 Aug 2006

thank you both, I will pass on your comments when he rings back, one thing he did say, there is no right click.......

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