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The use of desktop icons has served to simplify opening and using programs in Microsoft Windows.
With a simple click of the mouse, an entire program can be opened.
Unfortunately those desktop icons can also be deleted, sometimes accidentally or sometimes by the desktop cleaning utility that runs in Windows, but there is a simple process to recover desktop icons.
Just follow these steps.

Click it without a ticket.
To restore lost desktop icons, first place your mouse anywhere in a blank area on your desktop. Once you have placed your cursor in an unused area of the desktop, right click.
Check the pop up.
Once you have right-clicked your mouse in the unused area of your desktop you will receive a pop up menu or prompt.
Choose "Properties" by left clicking it with your mouse.


Grab that tab. Once you have clicked on "Properties" you will receive a dialog box.
Click on the tab labeled "Desktop."

Customize it.
Once you have clicked the "Desktop" tab choose "Customize Desktop" which will prompt another dialog box to open.
From there click on the "General" tab.

Restore order.
After you have clicked the "General" tab you will see a list of icons.
Simply choose the icons you want restored or placed on the desktop and then click "OK."
That's it.
You have now successfully restored your desktop icons.

May 13, 2013 | PC Desktops

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How to Get Virtual Desktops on Windows XP


A lot of people prefer multitasking. The best tool for that purpose is virtual desktops. Virtual desktops provide the opportunity to run many desktops at the same time from a desktop computer or laptop. It is very easy to switch among the desktops by just using a button. Every virtual desktop can possess its unique applications as well as a different background. The feature of virtual desktops is not included in Windows XP by default. However, you can easily get virtual desktops on Windows XP. The means to get virtual desktops on Windows XP is very safe for the computer. All you have to do to get virtual desktops on Windows XP is to use software. This software provides four desktops to use.
In order to get virtual desktops on Windows XP, you have to use the Microsoft PowerToys download page. Follow these simple steps to get the virtual desktops:
Go to the “Microsoft PowerToys download page”.
Choose DeskMan.exe from the list on the right hand side of the window.
It will allow you to download the file named DeskmanPowertoySetup.exe. Double-click on the file.
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Choose the option “Complete” for installing.
virtual-desktop-manager.jpg It will be installed in a very little time. Right click on the taskbar at the bottom of your screen.
Point to Toolbars. You will now see the new option called Desktop Manager.
Click on Desktop Manager.
desktop-manager.jpg The desktop manager toolbar will appear:
virtual-icon.jpg Every blue button represents a unique desktop. The green button can be used to preview the four virtual desktops.
Right-click on one of the buttons to see the options for configuration.
configure-shortcut.jpg Success! This is the preview of the virtual desktops:
virtual-destop.jpg You just have to click on any of the desktops in the preview screen in order to get that desktop in the front. Virtual desktops can prove to be very useful if you want to divide your recreational applications and your work applications.

on Sep 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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A simple free program that can hide/restore icons on my desktop


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Hiding Desktop Icons in Windows XPWith a good choice of wallpaper, your computer desktop can add an attractive, even artistic, element to your home or office. Eye-catching desktop wallpaper can be as decorative in its way as a painting or other wall hanging.



If you value the aesthetic potential of your desktop, you might like to enhance it even further by hiding the desktop icons.

desktop-with-icons.jpg desktop-without-icons.jpg
Hiding or showing your desktop icons in Windows XP is a simple, two-click procedure.

To hide desktop icons:
  1. Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.

  2. In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.

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The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.


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Hiding Desktop Icons in Windows XPWith a good choice of wallpaper, your computer desktop can add an attractive, even artistic, element to your home or office. Eye-catching desktop wallpaper can be as decorative in its way as a painting or other wall hanging.



If you value the aesthetic potential of your desktop, you might like to enhance it even further by hiding the desktop icons.

desktop-with-icons.jpg desktop-without-icons.jpg
Hiding or showing your desktop icons in Windows XP is a simple, two-click procedure.

To hide desktop icons:
  1. Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.

  2. In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.

    right-click-desktop.jpg

The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.


To hide desktop icons:
1...Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.
2...In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.
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The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.

Aug 23, 2011 | PC Desktops

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Desktop icon are missing & display is not


Try to uninstall and reinstall the display drivers. For the desktop icons, right click desktop->Arrange icons by->show desktop icons.

May 29, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Went to change profile photo, It came up on my des...


Somehow it looks you have set the photo as desktop background.

Assuming it to be XP.
To remove desktop background you can right click on open space on Desktop-> click on "Properties" -> click on tab Desktop, On background scroll to top and select none. and click "Apply" this will remove your photo from desktop.

For others follow the link on how to remove desktop background.
http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-remove-wallpaper/

Hope this helps

May 19, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Script error, active desktop in recovery mode, how do I fix script error says line 65




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How to enable / disable windows active desktop. Question:How to enable / disable windows active desktop.
Answer:Microsoft Windows XP users
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Open the Display icon.
  3. Click the Desktop tab.
  4. Click the Customize Desktop button.
  5. Click the Web tab in the Desktop Items window.
If you wish to enable the Active Desktop, check My Current Home Page.Add your current home page into your desktop or click New to addanother web page and/or other Active Desktop features. To update thecontent, click the Synchronize button.
If you wish to disable Active Desktop, make sure all checkboxes in this window are un-checked.

Nov 09, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Where can I find desktop asus l310 motherboard


If you have lost your DESKTOP ICONS
1. Right-click the desktop, and then click Properties.
2. On the Desktop tab, click Customize Desktop.
3. Under Desktop icons, click to select the check boxes of the icons you want to view.
4. Click OK two times.

Sep 02, 2009 | Acer Aspire L310 (ASL310UD631A) PC...

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Unable to get icons on desktop


Simple this might be happens when the desktop settings changed. 1. Right Click on Desktop 2. Select the Arrange Icons By 3. Select Show Desktop Icons.
Then check the desktop u will get all the icons on desktop.
Hope this can solve this your problem. 
Thanks & Regards NANDU

Jan 27, 2009 | Dell Precision 360 Workstation/Personal...

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I can't change my desktop background


Probably your desktop background is locked.
To unlock your desktop do this:

Start >> Control Panel >> Display >> Then select tab "Desktop" and go to "Customize Desktop"
Then select tab >> Web >> Uncheck or delete the locked items.

This will be fixing your problem.
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Oct 14, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Hi. onmy desktop aweb page with msn is stuck in my desktop thanks norman


Disable windows active desktop then reactivate it. That will take care of it. Microsoft Windows XP users
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Open the Display icon.
  3. Click the Desktop tab.
  4. Click the Customize Desktop button.
  5. Click the Web tab in the Desktop Items window.
If you wish to enable the Active Desktop, check "My Current Home Page". Add your current home page into your desktop or click New to add another web page and/or other Active Desktop features. To update the content, click the Synchronize button.
If you wish to disable Active Desktop, make sure all checkboxes in this window are un-checked.
Microsoft Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000 users
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Open the Display icon.
  3. Click the Web tab in the Display Properties window.
If you wish to enable the Active Desktop, check the checkbox for "Show Web content on my Active Desktop" and select the home page you wish to use as the active desktop.
If you wish to disable Active Desktop, make sure that "Show Web content on my Active Desktop" is unchecked.

Jul 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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