Desktop refreshed itself and changed my Shortcuts!

  oo7juk 13:59 15 Sep 03

Hi,Can anyone help.

The other day I was closing down a couple of programs at the same time and sometimes after the program has closed by desktop refreshes itself, normally not a problem. Only this time a lot of my icon's changed from e.g a game icon to just a basic prg icon. When I went to run these prg's they wouldn't work, during this refresh it has removed a lot of these prg's. I've had to install all over again. Something is not right here, any ideas. Your help is most appreciated.


  MichelleC 16:00 15 Sep 03

1st thing to do with abnormal behaviour is virus scan online: click here and disable onboard av. What os are you?

  oo7juk 17:29 15 Sep 03

MichelleC, I have windows XP Home Edition.

  oo7juk 18:03 15 Sep 03

MichelleC, Done the online scan, came back with no viruses found.

  Seicento 18:58 15 Sep 03

Sometimes the shortcut icons can get corrupted, and if you have TweakUI try the Rebuild Icons option (under Repair).

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