Missing icons on Desktop

This article applies to Windows XP. Problem One or more of the default icons are missing from your Desktop such as My Computer, My Docuemnts or Internet Explorer. Solution Right click on the Desktop and click Properties. Click on the Desktop tab. Click Customize Desktop. Check the icons you want to appear and Click OK.

Windows not saving Desktop settings on shutdown

Problem When you restart the computer, at least one of the following settings are not the same as before you shut it down: The ¬†screen resolution Size and order of Desktop icons Size and order of Quick Launch icons Solution Download and run this registry patch. (Right click the link, then click Save Target As… Continue reading Windows not saving Desktop settings on shutdown