Solved

restore hidden icons

Posted on 2007-03-27
11
1,121 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
how do i restore hidden desktop icons?
0
Comment
Question by:PracticeWise
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
11 Comments
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:orangutang
ID: 18801497
What do you mean by "hidden"? I guess you could open "My Computer", click the "Tools" menu, click "Folder Options...", click the "View" tab, click "Show hidden files and folders", and click "OK"
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
michko earned 500 total points
ID: 18801594
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:orangutang
ID: 18801615
Oh, I see. You get the points michko
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:michko
ID: 18801749
Only if this is what they need.  Wasn't completely sure what they meant by the question myself.  We'll see.
0
Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Hudelf
ID: 18803821
If you mean none of them are showing up, try Right clicking an empty part of the desktop, going to 'Arrange Icons By' and making sure that the "Show Desktop Icons" has a check next to it.
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:michko
ID: 18803851
Actually Hudelf, that's part of the fix on the link I put out.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:maimon22
ID: 18804838
i dont know what you mean but if you want my computer and explorer and...
right click the desktop
properties
desktop
customize desktop
v on desktop icons or restore default
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Hudelf
ID: 18805697
Ah, so it is. My apologies, michko. Didn't read the whole thing =P
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Home Optimum Online Internet timeout problems. DNS issue? 36 1,576
windows seems to be corrupt 10 69
Windows 7 and Pro update issues 5 87
Windows Photo Viewer on Windows 7 Pro 3 54
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
When you start your Windows 10 PC and got an "Operating system not found" error or just saw  "Auto repair for startup" or a blinking cursor with black screen. A loop for Auto repair will start but fix nothing.  You will be panic as there are no back…
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 7, without downloading adware.

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now