click start click all programs click accessories click system tools click system restore check the box that says restore my computer to an earlier time, click next select a bold date oldsod March 19th, 2009 #3 freezette Guest Re: Blank desktop and unable to access task manager Thanks for the reply OldSod and to answer all your questions: -Start key does nothing If the issue is resolved, reinstall the programs that you want and then copy the documents that you want from the My Documents folder of the old user account. by Big Steve / December 19, 2011 8:32 AM PST In reply to: OS and version? this contact form
October 20, 2009 Marceezy what is that vista-like skin you have in place of the boring blue October 30, 2009 Jill I am in a sticky situation. The desktop no long functions. This will clean up anyremnantsin your registry and restore your Active Desktop and Task Manager to working order. WinCustomize Icons IconFactory Icons VistaIcons.com You can even search Deviantart.com for XP icons Once you download the icons, you should save them into a single folder that you won't move anywhere. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/7658dbce-7261-47e8-aa14-f85574639f15/cannot-access-desktop-in-windows-xp?forum=itproxpsp
Click user name's Documents where the user name is the name of the old user account with which you experienced this issue. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net). Thank you for the great ‘fixit' tip. Restart your computer.
The user must go to properties from the start menu in Windows XP's operating system. If so, it's likely to do with your screen saver and/or power settings. I nearly had a heart attack when I deleted it by accident in the task manager! How To Unhide Desktop Icons In Windows Xp NOW IS THAT POSSIBLE!!!
Here’s how to do it. No Icons On Desktop Windows Xp That way you won't move them and then screw up your custom icons. You're a life saver! http://ccm.net/faq/14287-windows-xp-my-desktop-icons-and-taskbar-are-missing Suggestions would be appreciated.
April 18, 2011 stevun Great post, theres only one thing im wondering. No Icons On Desktop Windows 8 How do I make the Tile form clear and not blurry? Type the user name and password in the appropriate boxes, and then retype the password in the Confirm password box. Doug Knox MS-MVP Customize Windows XP 0 08-31-2003 12:36 AM Moving Desktop Icons Shuts Down Windows Tina Customize Windows XP 0 08-22-2003 04:21 PM unable to access windows XP desktop Sean
I have disabled the task bar icons. Change Icons for Specific Folders Manually You can change the icon for many folders by right-clicking the folder and choosing Properties, and then clicking Change Icon on the Customize tab. Windows Xp Desktop Icons Missing No idea how to get to settings or search from an unresponsive desktop! Taskbar Disappeared Windows Xp You might have to do a cd\ first to go back to main directory for hard drive.
Let me know if that works -- if it does, I'll add that step to the list too. weblink BIOS Date ChangedWarning: Unexpected character in input: ‘\' (ASCII=92)WordPress 3.1.3 Fails to Update Tag Cloud activeRecord Apache CodeIgniter Code Purple Error Solved Compaq Code Purple CRC Error cyclic redundancy check error On the File menu, click Close. New most of this stuff already. No Icons On Desktop Windows 10
what can I do ? Anyhow this was only happening when I would exit Skype and close it down. My machine only displays the desktop image that was installed a few years ago (no icons or taskbar), and is otherwise unresponsive to commands (or the responses are masked by the navigate here Once you have pressed a key, setup should begin.
Oldsod. Icons And Taskbar Disappeared Windows 7 cheers by Babur Mansoor March 29, 2010 at 3:40 pm WHEW!! This seemed to start happening after the installation of SP3 but I am not 100% on that.
In the Password box, type the administrator password, and then click OK. Also scanning for malware got me in this mess to begin with. -Desktop is Blue, as in Windows XP background blue except in safe mode it is black and white. -I Click the Startup tab. Windows Xp Desktop Icons Missing On Startup Click the Taskbar tab, clear the Auto-hide the taskbar check box, and then click OK.
oldsod Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. Disable the SnagIt shell extension to see if this helps: Close all open programs. Don't restart your computer, waste of time.Reply zippyjr says: October 2, 2012 at 6:50 pmYes, you can open the task manager and end the iexplorer.exe processes, as there may be more his comment is here How can I change the file icon displayed in Windows explorer?
If you are prompted to replace files or folders, click Yes to All to confirm the replacement. I can access the task manager but when I try the fixes above it does not find explorer.exe. If I do what you say the folder icons are made bigger throughout the system. Shop Tech Products at Amazon You Might Like Notice to our Readers We're now using social media to take your comments and feedback.
When you boot the system, the first screen usually has instructions that if you wish to enter set press a specific key, when you see that, do so. I have unistalled the Skype application V 3.8 I believe and am now in the discovery process to see if this has resolved this problem or not. SHOW ME NOW © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. NOTE, while a repair install should leave your data files intact, if something goes wrong during the repair install, you may be forced to start over and do a clean install
In the right pane find "Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon". You can either purchase a retail version of XP will allow you to perform the above among other tools and options it has or you can run your system recovery routine There's a lot more to this application, for instance you can use it to create a theme that you could re-apply later… or you could download icon themes and apply them. Method 5: Repair Windows XP Perform an in-place repair of Windows XP.
Once you enabled an add-on that causes the desktop icons to stop working, you will know that is the add-on with that is causing the problem and you can disabled it.Also Restart the computer.. Right-click Start, and then click Explore. by Yury Gö September 6, 2013 at 10:22 am Hi Rhonda, When I start up my laptop, I don't get my icons or my toolbar.
it tells me \\netdrive\storage\adango\my Documents.i have disabbled my firewall. Right click on the taskbar and choose Task Manager. Now to work on the personal laptop that has the more major issue… by Randman256 July 8, 2010 at 3:35 am My XP glitch has an added wrinkle, in that can anyone help!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
Learn more about this here. December 9, 2009 menghong i have problem with my window xp desktop icon, it so big, i want change it small as window 7.