After a few minutes inactivity Desktop Icons vanis

  1248fixx 22:10 18 Nov 08
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Hi,
I run XP Pro.Just recently (tonight in fact), if there's no mouse activity for 2 or 3 minutes or so, all the desktop icons and the toolbar disappear, just leaving the default screensaver! The mouse cursor is still visible and can be moved. Attempts to bring up the Task Manager don't work, and the only option is to restart the PC, can anyone help please?

Thanks

Ian

  futurist 23:11 18 Nov 08

have you tried disabling the screen-saver in display properties?

  Pastor Joe 07:29 19 Nov 08

I had this a couple of years ago. It was a virus that I simply couldn't remove. Had to reinstall windows. Sorry.

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