desk top icons come and go

  vic 66 13:07 07 Sep 07

Hi all,
This morning icons appear for 15 seconds
and then there gone.
tHIS HAPPENS over and over again.

System resrore only shows last restore point
write before this happend,all rest are gone.
Still tried restore but same thing starts right away.


xp pro sp2

  vic 66 14:25 07 Sep 07

Also forgot to mention taskbar is in same state.

  vic 66 14:46 07 Sep 07


  Clapton is God 14:52 07 Sep 07

Calm down, no need to shout.

It's the middle of the working day and, thus, the Forums are less busy.

Someone will probably come along to help during the 'evening shift' after work.

Have you tried deleting your icons/shortcuts and recreating them?

try here scroll down to shellfix
click here
then do online scan at
click here

  vic 66 15:19 07 Sep 07


Clapton is god!

The desktop icons the icons last about 10 seconds


Icons last about 10 seconds
just like task bar
(not enough time)

It just keeps happenig.

Some icons do work (the ones i tried)

On Explorer now but needed alot of work

Would just like icons and task bar to stay put!

THANK YOU Clapton is God



  X™ 15:47 07 Sep 07

WTH is up with all the enter key usage?

  vic 66 16:30 07 Sep 07

Thank the raven!

but i cant log on now is there any way to this in safe mode?

can you give a bit more info,cant log on?

  vic 66 19:02 07 Sep 07

Thank The Raven!

pc is now in shop up grading!

Thank for your time and help.


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