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2answers
27 views

Taskbar and desktop refreshing

I have an issue that my HP 650 laptop is doing refreshing of taskbar and desktop in every 2 minutes. When refreshing the icons from the taskbar are disappearing for 1-2 second and then again shown. ...
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0answers
70 views

Accidentally xkilled desktop and taskbar on linux

I was on CentOS with KDE, and I accidentally pressed Ctrl+Alt+Esc, and then clicked the desktop, and the taskbar. Only the mouse pointer worked now. My short research showed that this is xkill, and it ...
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1answer
998 views

Desktop flashes, does not load

Almost every time I update my Windows 8.1, the whole thing breaks. After login (which takes an unusually long time), the taskbar will appear with only the Start button (mapped to Classic Shell). The ...
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0answers
93 views

Change theme of windows 7 taskbar?

I really want a cool desktop look. I checked out rainmeter and thought it was perfect but i dont want to use it cause it might slow down my pc and my pc isnt that high-end. I saw a screenshot of ...
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2answers
447 views

Disappearing Taskbar & System Tray along with Black Rectangle on the Desktop?

On about three occasions, I have left my PC (Windows 7, 64 bit), only to return after half an hour to discover, that the taskbar & system tray at the bottom of the desktop has disappeared, ...
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1answer
210 views

Windows 7 missing icons and taskbar

We are running Windows 7 on a notebook. After logging in with one account (it has Admin rights), empty desktop appears, with no icons and no taskbar. I can change desktop properties (e.g. Themes), I ...
2
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1answer
479 views

Execute a program by double-clicking the taskbar and/or the desktop, Windows 7

It would be so useful, and not very difficult, because in fact I have Directory Opus installed (a very powerful windows explorer alternative) and it does exactly that, but only by double-clicking the ...
2
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2answers
519 views

Looking for Windows XP “dual desktops” with dual monitors

I'm looking for some very specific features in a dual-monitor setup on Windows XP and so far have not been able to find what I'm looking for. The best way I can describe it is perhaps dual desktops or ...
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1answer
677 views

Win7: sort icons in “desktop” popup/toolbar

I've right clicked my task bar and selected Desktop in the Toolbars submenu. This now shows a Desktop >> button left to the tray area. When I click this button, a popup with my desktop icons opens ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Can Rainmeter “dock” like the Windows taskbar, Desktop Sidebar, or Google Desktop sidebar?

Well, I think that's the most succinct title I've ever had. Not sure what to say here, save for restating the question. Can Rainmeter "dock" to the walls of a display like the Windows taskbar, ...
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3answers
276 views

How do you show desktop in Windows 7?

In Windows XP, you get a 'Show Desktop' shortcut button in your task bar by default. This does not appear in Windows 7. How do I add a shortcut button in Windows 7 to show the desktop and hide the ...
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3answers
503 views

After a power failure my XP looks like Windows 2000

After a sudden power failure my WinXP machine shows the taskbar in Win2k style and I can't find any reasonable change in settings that could get the XP look back. What should I look for?