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Issue with desktop on XP

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by hepcat7, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. hepcat7

    hepcat7 Regular member

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    Hello,

    Recently I just received this laptop as a hand-me-down, and somehow there is a strange setting where I cannot see any desktop icons, nor can I drop anything on there. If I left click and drag the mouse it shows a circle with a line through it.

    Any suggestions on what I can do? Thank you very much for your help.
     
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    hepcat7 Regular member

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    Figured it out, it was a matter of right clicking on the desktop, Arrange Icons By, and then "Show Desktop Icons" and possibly also one of the 'lock' choices under that category.
     
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