No Icons on my PC only Desktop Background [Solved/Closed]

DULLAH - Sep 17, 2008 at 01:02 AM - Latest reply:  Handschoen
- Dec 8, 2017 at 04:54 AM
Hello,
When I try to turn on my PC no any icons display only desktop background i've click CTRL+ALT+Delete en then New task then I type explorer then I click ok but no responce up to this moment nothing have change so pls whats the problem
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Right-click the desktop, Arrange Icons By, Show Desktop Icons
Thanks for Google :)
FINAkllly i fixed it I HAd it liike that for like 2 year no icons and ve been or looking on youtube for at least 4 days out of 2 years in time in total
Thanks Man Finally Fixed it
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helloooooo when u c only desktop background ...just press control+alt+delete
enter new task(run)
type explorer.exe there..
try it....
wHAT IF IT SAYS THE FILE CANNOT BE FOUND?
thanks alot my problem solved
thank you MR Genius whew that was really needed
Genius! Saved me an hour drive to my pc working remote!
how about if it directs you to my documents?
joewa 1 Posts Tuesday June 15, 2010Registration date June 15, 2010 Last seen - Jun 15, 2010 at 06:56 AM
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when I start my pc only wallpaper shows no icons.it displays nothin please help
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No icons and toolbar appear on my desktop. Please if u have asolution tell me.
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Hi everyone, my laptop has been infected with a netsky virus (not the pc I am using now). When I switch it on I get my desktop picture but no icons or task bar, also when I ctrl alt del it says task manager has been disabled by your administrator (i am the administrator). I cant log off only go into hibernate. how do I get access to my files etc or reload when I get no files?

Please help me, I have assignments due soon!!

Elgin
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right-clik -> arange icons -> show icons
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I had the exact same problem.
I was able to bring up task manager and loged off the current user and loged back in again.
This fixed the problem.

I hope this helps
Don't download anything named Smart Anti-Virus 2009 or anything similar in name. As user/idiot Yusuf knows, this is a rogue anti-spyware program originating from the Russian Federation which, in both trial and full versions, will report false positives and render one or several of your installed programs to cease functioning. There are multiple sources from which to download Smart Anti-Virus 2009 removal tools.
Hi,
the best way to solve this problem is :
press ALT+CTRL+DEL
then NEW TASK and enter C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\msconfig
then you go to TOLLS and then SYSTEM RESTORE.
enter the date for restore and all ok after restart.

Tal
Israel
sunshine > talb - Aug 17, 2009 at 04:39 PM
Thanks! It worked when nothing else would. Such an easy solution!!
grizlap1 > talb - Nov 12, 2009 at 03:06 PM
Thanks,
Worked like a charm. note that the systen re-booted twice automatically then all was well.
Thank God my problem have solve I tried all the process but could not get it done I finally got a xp cd and run it and made a repair den evrything got back to how it was GREAT! just did repair
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hey I came across this forum and wanted to say that I had the same issue and laughed at my solution. What happend is my daughter was playing around with the mouse and on windows 7 if you right click on the desktop and go to view you have an option to turn off the desktop icons. For anyone having this issue and if you have already tried the control alt delete approach try right clicking on your desktop and make sure the show desktop icons is selected. Other then that thanks for all the help and this was a very informative site.

Codi
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I have the same problem. Though I have not solved the issue, I discovered a temporary workaround accidentally. After you get the wallpaper, bring up the task manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete. Then select the 'New Task' button and type 'cmd' to bring up command prompt. At the command prompt type 'explorer' to bring up windows explorer and voila! the icons should appear.

Devdutt
Oh My God!!! Thank You SOOOOO Much!!!! It works perfectly!!!
thank you soo much for the help, this thread really works out....
i did so n the prob 'has been solved but I restarted the com I found the same prob but this time threre is no response to run explorer ...................plz I wanna along lasting soloution to this prob
hey.. when I type explorer it doesn't work.. how should I put it
good...it solved the problem
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no icons on my pc
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Close to throwing the other one out ,, I have the same promblem , only I cant get the tAask bar to come up ,nothing , tried safe mode still a blanke screen ,, I cant afford to loose whats on the computer I run a sign bus and have many ,many files that took hours to create ,, any ,any advice will be appreciated
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Hi I had exactly the same problem on a dell inspiron..i found that if you turn it off, and then when you turn it back on, press cntrl+alt+delete when it says resuming windows... it sould come up with 2 options and choose the one that isnt continue with system resume....hope it works for you xx
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avast save the day...
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This is caused due to the virus
To enable this task bar
Log on as a Administrator and go to Run >> on command prompt type:- gpedit.msc
on new window of Group policy Pops up
Go to User configuration >>Administrative Templates >>System >ctrl+alt+del
click on remove task manager and Disable it >> ok


Done.........
Thanks Arun. You are a gennius. this laptop has been abandoned for 3months and you have just brought it to live.....i owe it to you. THANK YOU VERY MUCH MATE!!!!! XXX
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Thankyou!

Your are gennius!
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I also have the same problem as you now , and also do the same way as you too, and i've try to click the mound with the Right-on the desktop, but it was no action.
SO , if you can soft it already, ple tell me too. by sent me a mail. thank you so mush
Toui
I am having the same problem. If you pre control alt delete and go to file run you will be able to get to the cd rom drive.
pls..help my computer shows only backround I need really rellay help I cant right clack and no action when I crtl alt delete
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DEAR FRIENDS I FACED THIS PROBLEM & I FOUND A PERFECT SOLUTION JUST CONSIDERING VIRUS IS THE ONLY REASON OF THIS PROBLEM AND ONLY SOLUTION IDS RESTORE WHICH CAN SIMPLY DONE BY CLICKING CT ALT DL AND IN NEW TASK BAR JUST WRTE msconfig WHERE U GET THE OPTION OF RESTORE JUST DO THE RESTORE AND RUN A GOOD ANTI VIRUSE AFTER RESTORING AND DELETE NEW RECENT DOWNLOADED SUSPICIOUS DATA ...CHEERS
IT REALLY WORKED THANKS
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Agree to supa pc freak
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thnk u very very much man
your the men
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Thank you so much . It worked. Thanks to google and nice people
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