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When I reinstalled Adobe reader, again, most desktop icons were covered by Adobe icon... I thought it was a MS program: http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstati.../NTTweakUI.asp Download from there :-) 03-02-2003,12:22 PM #10 CYaBro Guest Re: Desktop Icons misbehaving I might be spinning a bit here but could it Where ever it is, is where Windows 7 put it. Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Force a misbehaving application to quit icon - freezes computer. http://voipforisp.com/desktop-icons/hiding-desktop-icons-if-not-viewing-desktop.php

That did it! Normal behavior, of course, is to have the icons disappear into the folder. You might check what is set for the Finder under its View menu in the Clean up by and Sort by sub-menus. Normal behavior, of course, is to >> have the icons disappear into the folder.

Do you observe the same behavior if you run xkill from a terminal? Does this sound like a virus or is it a problem with graphics drivers?? Must be something I did, but not intentionally. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP, Dell, Gateway, Toshiba - 4 laptops and 2 desktops OS Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8 CPU from 1.6GHz Duo to i7 Monitor(s)

I talk about this one: Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP, Dell, Gateway, Toshiba - 4 laptops and 2 desktops Generated Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:09:17 GMT by s_hp107 (squid/3.5.23) Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 All the other accounts were created 18 months+ ago, may be a system update since then has changed something in the template? Author Posts Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

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This is when you have clicked onto the Desktop. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/desktop-icons-misbehaving.189295/ Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple Register Help Remember Me? Sep 14, 2016 3:35 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Kappy, Kappy Sep 14, 2016 4:03 PM in response to Xtinktor Level 10 (275,262 points) Desktops Sep Sep 14, 2016 4:03 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Xtinktor, Xtinktor Sep 14, 2016 4:19 PM in response to Kappy Level 1 (37 points) Mac OS

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE killall Finder Alternatively, you can use one of the numerous third-party utilities such as TinkerTool or ShowHideInvisibleFiles. weblink Log in or Sign up Computer Help Forums - Free PC Help Forums > Operating Systems World > Windows XP > Welcome Guest! At the very right side of the task bar right of the clock is a vertical bar. I found that if I crtl-Alt-F1, login on that screen, then Code: cd ~/Desktop ln -s /usr/bin/gnome-panel sudo su - I made a shell script as root: "killgnomepanel.sh" Code: #!/bin/bash #

That made the icons on the desktop do weird things. Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation PressF1 Top Forums PressF1 PC World Chat Site Areas This is when you have clicked onto the Desktop. This also happens in other windows like Control Panel for example. http://voipforisp.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-disappear-on-show-desktop.php How can I get out of this seemingly endless loop ? 02-02-2003,12:16 AM #4 Chilling_Silence Guest Re: Desktop Icons misbehaving Try it in safe mode and see what happens... 02-02-2003,10:08 AM

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I think my Icons got bugged or something.

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Within the last couple of weeks, at some point... I haven't moved it. At the prompt, enter or paste the following command line then press RETURN. Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •

The default setting to "Show Desktop". share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply mad jew, Mar 26, 2006 mad jew Moderator emeritus Joined: Apr 3, 2004 Location: Adelaide, Australia #2 Have Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I'm not sure how or why, but the problem has gone away this morning.

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