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Report trace76- Sep 2, 2008 at 04:44 PM tried your suggestion with your link to scan for spyware &...it didnt work. :( not sure now what to do. I can't right click, left click, get into DOS, see or do anything. Report mij- Mar 21, 2010 at 07:11 PM hi I dnt have explorer can you help me strill find my toolbar Report Mattcus- Mar 29, 2010 at 04:31 PM i don't Report lee- Jul 14, 2009 at 11:43 PM Thank you very much for the information. this contact form

Double click it, change the value data to read "explorer.exe" (without the quotes) and click ok. But Can Some1 Tell Me What Made This Happen???? Last time I was able to open my computer I had a trojanSP/LX (?) virus. I have tried reparing Window twice already, and have restore it to all my previous settings, but still my desktop just don't show up. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/something-is-wrong-with-my-desktop-icons/b789613f-8a2e-4bc9-bf03-6d71e6bd55bd

Desktop Icons Wrong Image

Thanks Report srinivas- Jun 5, 2009 at 06:45 AM excellent. In the white bar type in explorer.exe and you will have your desktop back. If you deleted it , how can you see it? Figured if I was already to the point of giving up and just reformatting and reinstalling Windows XP, would do something harebrained.

Published 09/22/09 DID YOU KNOW?Although there are only two egg-laying mammals, or monotremes, left in the world-the duck-billed platypus and the echidna (spiny anteater)-these curious animals and their relatives were once numerous It only shows the sand watch (or whatever you call it) for one second and that's it. and what is an entry in root of image file? Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 Report jolyn- Oct 9, 2008 at 10:57 PM Thank you so much for ur advise...

If explorer.exe is already there end the process and restart explorer. Sadly, you will have to do this every time you log on, if you have a system restore point before this desktop problem, then do a system restore. __________________________________________________ To reply JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/wrong-icons-on-desktop-shortcuts-windows-7 Report Kate- Apr 7, 2010 at 04:28 PM I have the same problem ..

Some of the icons on my desktop (ie shortcuts to websites) have the wrong icons. Same Icon Problem In Windows 7 Thanks!! YEAH!! Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

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Thanks Jay! http://productforums.google.com/d/topic/chrome/6uyMIgG03qY It worked Report sooote- Apr 1, 2009 at 05:19 AM hey jay can u help me out a bit more..there is no explorer.exe folder in the image file execution options folder..if Desktop Icons Wrong Image you are really great....i so much haapy coz I tired to format system more times Report JackNubia- Mar 18, 2009 at 08:14 PM Worked for me JUST fine! Windows 10 Wrong Icons Now when I boot up, windows xp only shows the wallpaper.

And this topic got found fairly easily in a Google search for the problem My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CPU AMD http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-7/windows-7-ghost-image-download.html My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsSearch for groups or messages Home Free Trial Sign In Techdegree Tracks Library Community Support CSS ramseydennis 4,249 Points almost 2 years ago by ramseydennis Hours of research and unsuccessful solutions ... So in the future, don't accept the old "format/system restore/rollback/reinstall" option. Rebuild Thumbnail Cache Windows 10

I did many things from creating a new user account, etc etc. Failure-Security Options Can you help please?? Report kimsan› hber08 - Nov 23, 2008 at 11:19 PM Hi there, i try the : By Alt-Ctrl-Dele on the wallpaper screen, enter "regedit" in the new task, click ok, bring navigate here THANK YOU WHOEVER POSTED 205.

Now click the Applications tab and you will see 3 buttons at the bottom called End Task, Switch To, and New Task. All Icons Are Same In Desktop ( How To Repair It) Hopefully this thread will save many people lots of time in the future. what can I do from here please help.thank you.

Helpful +1 Report stonedcow Sep 24, 2008 at 04:57 AM went to regedit and deleted the following registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe ran hijackthis after and found some nastys, was

Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net upon start up only wallpaper shows, no icons - page 2 Is there anything else I could try? hh Report ryan- Dec 12, 2008 at 02:35 AM after start up, I login, and only wallpaper appear. Show Thumbnails Instead Of Icons Windows 10 first thing I tried and it worked.

Once that happened, the comp restarts itself and lo and behold everything was back to normal. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Before giving any advice I would need to know your level of expertise, no point in telling you change the first boot device in your BIOS to the CD or DVD his comment is here ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

I'd run scans with McAfee and they finally showed that they saw this virus & wanted to restart my computer & run a scan. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

Articles l l The Best Keyboard Shortcuts for Bash (aka the Linux and macOS Terminal) Microsoft, Please Stop Breaking My PC Have you tried clearing your browser's cache? AVG, Avira) Helpful +5 Report just me Sep 30, 2008 at 10:55 PM Ok this is for those of you who can access task manager through the Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsSearch for groups or messages Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows When I pressed ctl-alt-del and deleted the explorer folder and rebooted everything worked fine. Helpful +1 Report saudmv Apr 19, 2010 at 08:13 AM how can change time format 24 to 12 bcoz taskbar showing 24 hr and time properties show ed 12 hre 1 Helpful +4 Report Jay Feb 21, 2009 at 07:30 AM Hi, I found the following at a Windows XP Newsgroup at http://www.microsoft.com/...

Report lilnicky- Aug 13, 2008 at 08:24 AM Wow I had the same problem and Hijack fixed the problem........its was free and really fast. Report Ytsejamer1- Nov 26, 2009 at 10:04 AM I went into safemode, started regedit task using administrator privs, then used Wingiv's solution. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. It worked for me.

how can I recover it Report Pratibha- Feb 3, 2009 at 09:12 AM Press button alt+ctrl+Delete. Report Ant› Jay - Nov 18, 2009 at 11:29 PM When I do the ctrl+alt+delte thing it just opens the file nothing else. Click it and click End Process at the bottom right. I would suggest the newest version of Fix-It Utilities.

Any quick fixes or does anyone know where the icon image is located so I can switch it to something else, then back to its default image? Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported.