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Icons are broken

I have a problem after installing a program to remove the arrows on the desktop icons. Instead of removing the arrows, all my icons do not appear properly. It is like half is showing. It is hard to ...
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How do I get the Windows 8 Desktop to stop refreshing itself while I'm working?

I have an Asus touchscreen laptop with Windows 8, not RT. The best way that I can describe the problem is: when I am working on something in the desktop, the desktop/screen refreshes itself. It ...
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I want a desktop icon on the left of taskbar to look like the word icon

Is it true I can not place a shortcut for my "desktop" to the left of the taskbar? I want it to look just like the Word, folders Excel One Note icons. It seems like it should be a simple thing. I ...
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Easiest way to use a keyboard shortcut to toggle desktop icons

I've tried autohotkey, and I can't find a script that will work with windows 8 after hours of searching. Please help me find an easy way to assign a keyboard shortcut like windows F11 to toggle the ...
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Photoshop icon missing after deleting desktop shortcut in Windows 7

I deleted a bunch of shortcut icons on the desktop in Windows 7 to clear the screen. One of them was Photoshop cs5. Ever since its icon has gone missing. I get the default icon for unknown app in the ...
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Desktop Icons are frozen

My desktop icons & favorites bar icons have frozen. Is there a driver or command to make them draggable again? I am running XP SP3.
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Desktop icon layout keeps changing when resuming from standby

I use my laptop for college and as a result, it's moved around a lot. When the lid is shut I have it going to standby, but however every time I resume it, my desktop layout changes. It goes from ...
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My Desktop Icons are Magically Moving

I'm tired of the desktop icons moving when I turn on my computer. I've unchecked "Auto-arrange icons" and "Allow themes to change desktop icons" (as suggested by a google search), but the problem ...
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Win7 x64 desktop icons are now black boxes

Recently, on my Win7 x64 Dell, the majority of my desktop icons have black boxes covering them. The recycle bin alone seems to be immune to the black box. Via a Google search I learned to go to the ...
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Cannot move the icons in windows explorer

I cannot move items in any explorer instance. Desktop or any other Explorer folder, I just can't move icons around. I've tried anti virus / anti-spyware software. I have SP3 and it's not due to "keep ...
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Differences in cursor previews

I was looking at some of the system cursors present in C:\Windows\Cursors and I saw that there are differences in the previews shown in different places by Windows Explorer This has happened on ...