MY LAPTOP SHOWS WALLPAPER BUT NO ICONS [Solved/Closed]

CELTICBYRD 1 Posts Saturday December 21, 2013Registration date December 21, 2013 Last seen - Dec 21, 2013 at 11:39 AM - Latest reply:  riphandy
- Feb 10, 2015 at 03:34 AM
I just got back from a plane trip where I took my laptop. When I plugged it into the larger monitor I have on my desk. The monitor works fine and has wallpaper AND icons but the laptop shows wallpaper only which means I can't use it on another trip.

HELP!
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xpcman 19323 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus September 24, 2018 Last seen - Dec 21, 2013 at 02:50 PM
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Thank you
It looks like you have changed the primary monitor to the external and set the internal screen as extra desktop space. You will need to go to the "Control Panel" and change how you have defined the two screens.
If you want the same image on both screens then you should select the "clone" setting. You probably have an Intel chipset so you want to select the "intel" icon to change these settings.

Good Luck
Thank you very much
riphandy > Celticbyrd - Feb 10, 2015 at 03:34 AM
How am I supposed to go to control pannel when I have nothing on my screen but wall paper?