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Clear desktop quicklaunch icon?

Q: Clear desktop quicklaunch icon?

This is probably a stupid questions. I just installed XP x64 and I can't figure out how to get that convenient little icon onto my quick launch that automatically minimizes all the windows. I know the keyboard shortcut is win-D, but I'm accustomed to the icon. Anyone know?

Thanks!

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A: Clear desktop quicklaunch icon?

Right click on the taskbar and select Toolbars and then make sure Quick Launch is clicked.

If you lost the icon itself see these instructions to restore it.

BMR777

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How do I get it back?

A:desktop quicklaunch icon missing

How do I get it back?Drag and drop the icon you want back into quick launch?If you lost quick launchRight Click on the start barPropertiesSelect the Taskbar Tab.Check Show Quick Launchand click Ok.

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there a 4 windows 7 machines with the same program (act by sage).
2 64bit and 2 32bit.
the program displays fine on 3 of the four but on the fourth(32 bit) the icons are missing. (its like a little handshake).
now i have searched through all the files on another machine which is displaying properly for this icon but it doesnt seem to be in any folder, i also did a search for .jpg, .ico, .gif.

the wierd thing is when you go into uninstall in the control panel the icon is there where it should be. it just doesnt show anywhere elese (even in the origional .exe file).

Any ideas how to get it back?

P.S. Please note that this is act by sage. NOT act add-on for outlook. Thanks

A:Icon missing from desktop, quicklaunch and startbar.

Hi
Have a look at this post, it might be just what you are looking for. BTW although you say the machines have Win 7 your profile shows XP!
Icon went missing in Windows 7? Here's a Fix

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I had low disk space message pop up on my desktop, so I made some room by deleting files through the wizard. Now I have no SHOW DESKTOP icon in my quick launch. I click on it and it searches but caan't find it. Any ideas where I can get a new one?
 

A:MIssing 'Show Desktop' icon in quicklaunch

There is a quicker way to get to the desktop than that icon. Hit the Windows key + D
 

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Hello All,

I add quicklauch bar by adding new toolbar "%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch" yet there is no 'show desktop' nor 'switch screen' icon.

Besides, typing the following in notepad without quotation and save in .scf


"[Shell]desktop icon
Command=2
IconFile=explorer.exe,3
[Taskbar]
Command=ToggleDesktop "

however, unable to drag the show desktop icon into the quicklaunch bar (unlocked taskbar) , checking with other icons on the desktop also unable to drag into the quicklaunch area.

How could I attain 'show desktop' and 'switch screen' icons and dragable including with be able to drag other icons on the desktop to the quicklaunch area, please ?

A:No show desktop and switch screen, undragable icon to quicklaunch bar

Hello AA light,

The taskbar on the desktop in Windows 8 does already have the same Show Desktop button at the far right of it like in Windows 7.

If you like, you could also use the same Show Desktop in the tutorial below for Windows 7 to use in Quick Launch for Windows 8.

Show Desktop Icon on Taskbar - Windows 7 Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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(No 'show desktop' and 'switch screen', unable to drag any icons to quicklaunch bar)

Hello All,

I install and run window developer preview on Seagate FreeAgent Go external HD using window 7 system. However, when adding quicklauch bar by adding new toolbar "%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch" ,there is no 'show desktop' nor 'switch screen' icon occurs.

Likewise, typing the following in notepad without quotation and save in .scf
" [Shell]desktop icon
Command=2
IconFile=explorer.exe,3
[Taskbar]
Command=ToggleDesktop "



Nonetheless, unable to drag the 'show desktop' icon into the quicklaunch bar (unlocked taskbar) , checking with other icons on the desktop also unable to drag into the quicklaunch area.

How could I attain 'show desktop' and 'switch screen' icons and dragable including with be able to drag other selected icons on the desktop to the quicklaunch area, please ?

A:No show desktop and switch screen,unable to drag icon to quicklaunch..

Hello AA light,

The taskbar on the desktop already have a Show Desktop button at the far right that could be used.

If you like, you could also use the Show Desktop and Switch Between Windows (flip 3D) shortcuts in the tutorial below to use in Quick Launch or where you like though.

Show Desktop Icon on Taskbar - Windows 7 Forums

Switch Between Windows - Flip 3D Shortcut

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hiya,

For some reason the icons on my desktop have changed. they used to be normal font, with clear background, now they have horrible blue background where the icon text is.

any idea's?
Cheers
 

A:Change Desktop Icon to Clear Font

right-click on your desktop background and go to Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, then click Customize Desktop (near the bottom).

Go to the Web tab on the window that pops up and UNCHECK everything listed under "Web pages".

Save your settings and you're all set!
 

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I'm trying to get my first win 7 system set up. And quite frustrated. I've found the usual "large Icon / Small Icon" setting. It's already on small for the task bar. Those are the size I want, just like I had them in XP. After a lot of confusion & searching I finally found I had to enable quicklaunch, and did so. But the smegging icons are 2-3 times the size of the task bar ones. Secondary annoyance I have: I prefer the task bar vertically on the left of the screen. It won't get nice and narrow like it did in win XP. Is there any fix for this? Thank you, Dave

A:Change Icon size in Quicklaunch

Hello Dave, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing this to help ID any possible unknown issues.

You should be able to use step 7 in Option One of the tutorial below to use small icons in Quick Launch. Quick Launch - Enable or Disable
The taskbar will not be as thin when moved to a side than it was on the bottom of your desktop. About all you can do is resize the taskbar as thin as will allow. Taskbar - Resize
Hope this may help some for now,
Shawn

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I want to make a quicklaunch icon for wincustomize.com so that when i click it it opens my browser and goes right to that site. How do i do this?

Windows XP -IBM thinkpad

A:[SOLVED] How to create a quicklaunch icon for a website?

Quote:





Originally Posted by RobbyJK


I want to make a quicklaunch icon for wincustomize.com so that when i click it it opens my browser and goes right to that site. How do i do this?

Windows XP -IBM thinkpad





Note: I want to have it so i can change the icon for it with Icon Packager so that just by looking at it i know which site it is? For example i want a quick launch for Wincustomize.com so the icon for that would be a lizard you know so that i can just look down there see the lizard and know that that is for WWW.wincustomize.com ?

Thanx

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Whenever I reboot (or refresh the desktop) all the icons are autoarranged on the left side. My desktop icon settings are set to 'align to grid' - NOT autoarrange.

The QuickLaunch bar is also missing on reboot - I have to manually use taskbar properties to turn it on after every reboot.

I think I created these problems while running a freeware registry cleaner...so I expect the solution is changing some reg value(s). But I have no idea what to do in the registry so have not looked there.

Does anyone know what to change so my icons and quicklaunch setings are no lost on reboot?

thanks

A:Icon and QuickLaunch settings lost on reboot

Fixing a registry entry which causes the Quick Launch issue (not retaining the settings)

Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon

In the right-pane, change the value of Userinit to "C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,"

Type the above value exactly as given, including the comma - exclude the quotes. Also, change the path to userinit.exe appropriately if Windows is installed in a different drive.

Close Registry Editor and restart Windows. The Quick Launch settings should be retained now.

http://www.winxptutor.com/wsaremove.htm

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ok I did a lot of research and a lot of people seems to think they know what I am talking about but infact they dont, and i have try and tried many of the methods they suggested and its obviously not working thats why im posting here.

I want to manually change the icon size of the toolbar/quicklaunch, NOT the taskbar, but most likely the pinned icon via toolbar/quicklaunch in window 7. this might also be related to changing icon size of the pinned icon on taskbar, but its not the taskbar thats troubling me, it is the toolbar/quicklaunch icons.

options listed and exists large and small icon size. large is too large, small is too small. i believe and strongly believe there is a way to change it, either through registry, or resource hack some .dll file, i donno which but i would like to get some help from experts please.

i hope to see other people out there sharing the same pain as i do.
these are the things that ive tried.

- shellicon in registry size 16 to whatever it is, has not helped.
- desktop -> personalize -> windows color -> advanced settings -> captions.. etc none has helped.
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Control Panel -> Desktop -> WindowMetricsFind "MinWidth" which obviously has no effect on the toolbar/quiclaunch icon size.

A:change toolbar/quicklaunch icon size other than large/small.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77


could you post a screenshot of how your task bar looks now?


as you can see from picture below, same icons. but large is too large, small is too small. i wish there is a change in registry where i could modify this as i do not wish to use 3rd party dock.

those 3rd party program looks nice, but since they are not part of the taskbar, windows that are opened block them, and even if they do come with functions to be always on top, they block the windows that are opened instead.

unless theres a 3rd party dock that can be part of the taskbar, im wont be interested in it.

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Windows XP - Home

Here's my problem: I accidently dragged the "Show Desktop" button in the Quick launch bar out to the desktop. So, I dragged it back. Of course, that just made a shortcut. Then I deleted the "Show Desktop" icon that was left on my desktop. Which wasn't a shortcut. Now the "show desktop" in the Quick launch dosen't work because the actual show desktop thingy dosen't exist anymore. Any ideas how I can get it back?
 

A:Show Desktop in Quicklaunch

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I have a great new video streaming capture program, but sometimes it asks me to refresh the page or WMP and I can't do that without affecting the streaming. Is it possible to put the "refresh" icon on quicklaunch or the bottom toolbar for quick access?

thanks!
 

A:can i put "refresh" icon on quicklaunch?

If you're talking about hitting the refresh button in Internet Explorer you can just hit F5 to do the same thing. A keystroke is faster than an icon on the quick launch bar.

The same thing in Firefox is Reload and you can do that with Ctrl R.
 

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Hi​
I have windows 7 x64 bit. I was having an issue with ie8 and wanted to reinstall of ie8. I went to computer, and then uninstall or change a program. I then clicked on turn windowd features on or off. I unchecked IE8 and rebooted the computer. I then went back and rechecked ie8 and rebooted the computer to have ie8 back in the machine ​
I ran Autoruns and noticed a something running at ​
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\startup​
and​
HKEY Local Machine\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\ActiveSetup​\InstalledComponents.
under Internet Explorer - File not found. ​
Using the jump function, it took me to the following registry entry:
C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe /D /C start C:\Windows\system32\ie4uinit.exe - ClearIconCache under:
If I disable the function via Autoruns it moves to a new key under the Installed Componenets called AutorunDisabled.
Is this a problem?
Can I delete the registry key from regedit so it does not startup at boot up?
Can I uncheck both of them from starting up\ - is it safe?​
Any help would be appreciated​
Thanks
RussellTA​
 

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Hi,

For a particular usecase, I need to swallow the event resulting from the 'x' (clear icon) rendered for input = text fields;
The click on clear icon should not clear the field and the event should be swallowed.
In my code, event anywhere on the page is swallowed except the 'x' icon click which causes the field to be emptied.

Please indicate how to identify and swallow the event.

Thanks!

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I have tried creating process ie4finit.exe with -ClearIconCache arguement, but failed, seems I have no access privilege.

I am developing applications for Windows Mobile and Android. I like my job.

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Hi, all of a sudden and for no reason, various icons have stopped loading for both the programs and files used by these programs: 



.JPG
.PDF
Microsoft Edge
Various Windows Programs




The programs still work fine but I would like to have the icons back.
This seems to be a problem that many people are having but I can find no definite solution. 





Any ideas?

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Hi,

i recently downloaded avast 4 and ran a boot log scan. No virus came up in the scan. The scan was not run in safe mode for the following reasons. The first attempt at logging into safe mode i hit F8 and clicked on SAFE MODE. After doing this different file names shot down the screen Example.. disk0partition followed by file names....The second time when i attempted safe mode the file windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe was on the black screen. The commonpriv.loglock desktop icon and commonpriv notepad icon are still on my start page. My hijack this log is as follows:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:04:07 AM, on 2/17/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
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A:common.priv.loglock desktop icon and notepad icon

common.priv.loglock desktop icon and notepad icon
Hi,

i recently downloaded avast 4 and ran a boot log scan. No virus came up in the scan. The scan was not run in safe mode for the following reasons. The first attempt at logging into safe mode i hit F8 and clicked on SAFE MODE. After doing this different file names shot down the screen Example.. disk0partition followed by file names....The second time when i attempted safe mode the file windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe was on the black screen. The commonpriv.loglock desktop icon and commonpriv notepad icon are still on my start page. My hijack this log is as follows:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:04:07 AM, on 2/17/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
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Really weird, see attachment.. Tried resetting the icon cache. It's like this on all of my desktop icons.. any ideas?

A:White 'File' icon showing over top of normal desktop icon

Hello JingleJangle, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon got messed up somehow. You can use either method in the tutorial below to restore the arrow icon. Method Two is the easiest way with the program.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Right I am trying to change the name of my desktop icons in fact I want to have nothing there justv a blank underneath the icon..

So heres what I did to no avail.

Made sure the numberlock was on..
Rightclick and rename,
Put 0160 which is the code for space.
Press enter and the code 0160 is there now..
Any ideas to what I am doing wrong
 

A:Clear Your Desktop

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Hi
ran HJT
ad aware
aboutbuster
CWShredder
deldomains
AVG
IEFIX
cleaned registry
still can not change desktop settings had a "YOUR IN DANGER" desktop.html cleaned all temp folders but stuff keeps showing up in some of the user temp folders. I've tried everything i can think of to NO avail. Here's the HJT log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:12:03 AM, on 3/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\110789~1\EE\AOLHOS~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltpspd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
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A:Can't clear desktop html

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Hello All,

This is my first post and I have to give a BIG THANKS as this forum has helped me countless times!

My problem started about one week ago when I installed a new 22" LCD Acer monitor. I upgraded the drivers from the Acer support site and since that time, my system shows no taskbar or icons AFTER i wake up the system. I am currently running the Power as "Always On" with a screensaver kicking in after 10 minutes but this isn't want I want to do on a regular basis.

I suspect that the driver recommended by Acer is for Vista only but I haven't been able to confirm that. Acer's support line has been busy for two days solid. I have tried to delete the drivers and monitors with no success as they just re-install on their own immediately. I've also tried to do a system restore but since I reformatted on 12/12/08, I have been unable to find a restore point that I can restore to.

Any suggestions from anyone? Thank you very much in advance...you guys are awesome!

Thanks!
Gary
Alpharetta, GA

A:Desktop is clear after waking up system

I failed to mention that I'm running XP Pro SP3.

Any thoughts on what can remedy this situation?

Thank you,
Gary S.

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I would like to delete most of the icons from my desktop but have them available 1 or 2 clicks. I am trying to speed up start up. Any other ideas appreciated. long time computer user but novice at "customization" Thanx

A:clear desktop but have clone of it one or 2 clicks away

Welcome to the Forums 2vbears45,

You could simply copy all icons to a map in your user folder, that'll give you a nice cleaned up desktop. But I don't think that it'll make your start-up all that much faster.
Anyhow, to delete the icons like the trash bin, you should right click anywhere on your desktop, and then select Personalize out of the drop down menu. In the window that pops up, you should click on Change desktop icons out of the little menu on the left. In the window that pops up you can select what icons you do and don't want to display on your desktop.
To, for example, remove the trash bin icon, simply uncheck the box before Recycle Bin, and click on Apply.



   Note
If you have removed the desired icons from your desktop, you can only put them back using this way.
If you want to have them a few clicks away but not on your desktop, simply create a shortcut before removing the icon.
If you really wish to make your computer start up faster, you might also want to check out the msconfig menu.
Before showing you how, I will warn you, do not mess with it if you don't know what you are doing!
Okay, first open your start menu. In the search bar type msconfig. Click on the program that appears in the menu. In the system configuration, click on the tab called Startup. Here you can select which programs you want Windows to start up when starting up the computer. By default all programs in the list are selected, and so they will all be started upon start... Read more

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I have been faced with a bit of a dilemna. One one hand, I love to use Windows Dreamscene. On the other hand, however, I hate what it does to the fonts on my desktop icons.

See the picture.



I'm curious as to how I get those set so they're not clear like that.
I've tried going into CP>Personalize>Widows Color and Appearance>Advanced to set it to a regular color, but it disabled the ability to choose a color.
And so, I am curious if there is a registry fix for this or not.
Or a fix of any sort, for that matter. Anything would really help a lot, thank you.

A:Clear font on desktop dilemna

Maybe one of these would work for you:

Temporary fix for Dreamscene patch in Windows 7 - WinMatrix
DreamScene/desktop icon text fix

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Hello,

this may be in the wrong section, please forgive for any mistake.

Can someone tell me how to completely clear out all Remote Desktop connections, including credentials.

Basically so when open Remote Desktop it appears you never connected to another system.
Kind regards,

Eldin

A:Clear out Remote Desktop connections

  
Quote: Originally Posted by eldinv


Hello,

this may be in the wrong section, please forgive for any mistake.

Can someone tell me how to completely clear out all Remote Desktop connections, including credentials.

Basically so when open Remote Desktop it appears you never connected to another system.
Kind regards,
Eldin


Eldinv, I had to do this and all I did was search for files with .rdp as the extentsion
and delete them.

Of course you have to make sure that hidden and system files are visible.
and in the search tell it to search for filename, *.rdp

Rich

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Everytime i delete an icon on my desktop, another one becomes transparent I've been looking what was the problem couldn't find anything.

A:Icon on desktop goes transparent after deleting another icon

Are you saying you now have several transparent icons on the desktop? What happens if you click an empty part of the desktop? Do the icons go back to their original look or do they stay transparent? What happens if you restart the computer?

You could try rebuilding the icon cache.

Icon Cache - Rebuild

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At our firehouse we have active directory running with about 200 users. Each user has their own login. At our second station we require each user to log in to a computer at station one via Remote Desktop Connection (the physical computer at station two is using a generic, locked down username).

This works fine, but when the user is prompted to enter their credentials, it always says the last user to log in, usually something to the effect of 192.168.0.33\username. Is there anyway to clear that field so the users do not need to erase the previous username each time?

Thanks in advance. -PJ
 

A:Remote Desktop Connection - Clear username

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312169/en-us

but it does involve editting the registry and you would have to make an automated script to run it so not very easy or convenient
 

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How to clear power-on password of HP desktop 110-a04 series pc?

A:how to clear power-on password of HP 110 desktop PC series

Hi, Please try 3 times then post back error code Regards.

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Hi,
I ran series of scan test with all the anti-virus software i could lay my hands on and finnally the ballon that keeps popping up with "your computer is infected " went away even after re-booting.BUT.....i still have this Black screen with a warning message on it saying "spyware detected on your computer" on my desktop.I've tried to change the desktop wallpaper,theme of my computer and then reboot but it doesn't work.
Pls here is my Hijackthis log,pls help me...i'm in trouble.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:03:51 PM, on 12/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\sdhelp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdoctor.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE
C:\Program Fi... Read more

A:My System seems clear but i've got a warning message on Desktop.Help!

Please download these additional files/programs. Do not run them unless instructed to do so.

smitRem.exe - extract it to it's own folder.

CleanUp!.exe - Install

Ad-aware - install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware at http://www.greyknight17.com/spyware.htm#adaware for better scan results. One updated, and custom settings in place, Close Adaware.

Ewido Security SuiteInstall Ewido Security Suite
When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck..Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click update.
Then click on Start Update.
The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido
When you have finished updating, EXIT Ewido.


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On my Desktop, whenever I go to Start > Power > Sleep , when I come back from Sleep the Start window is still open.
In Windows 7 we came back to a clean desktop. It does this on 3 PCs.

Is this behavior normal?

A:START window does not clear desktop coming out of sleep

Is your start menu displayed full screen? If so, you could change that.

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Windows 7 Build 7601
New laptop and was installing Adobe reader which aborted.  It left the message below splashed six times over my desktop ... how do I clear this?
"Build in progress ... please do not touch mouse or keyboard!"
I tried to include an image but it said my account has to be verified? 
Thanks in advance

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Hello Everyone,

I recently installed Stalker Clear Sky on to my machine and within minutes of playing it crashed to the desktop. After that crash I sought out patches to the game and applied the most recent patch, 1.5xx.10(or something to that effect). After applying the patch my game continued to crash especially when I went to save. I can only play for maybe 5 minutes at a time, and can not play past the first cut scene in the swamps. To be more specific I haven't even left the Clear Sky base.
 

A:Solved: Stalker Clear Sky crashes frequently to desktop

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I recently added a Netgear wireless router(WNDR3400) to my Clearwire Modem and my ability to use the Desktop Remote Connection went Bye Bye. This is probably because I had to set my computer to DHCP to get the internet to work. Can any one help me with reestablishing the Remote Desktop Connection? I'm confused by the portforwarding. Do I need to forward the Clear modem to the router and the router to the computer. Do I set the router to Static IP and leave the Clear Modem to DHCP or do I need to set it to Static as well. Any help, Please?
 

A:Remote Desktop Connection thru Clear Modem and Netgear Router

You need to portforward (port 3389, I think) on the Netgear router to the computer. Best to assign a static IP, or use address reservation if the Dhcp server has that feature, for the computer.
 

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Recently my desktop icon placement has not been able to stay put if I do a desktop refresh or a computer reboot. I have looked at many internet hits on this same topic and no solution suggested has worked. I've tried them all til I'm blue in the face!

I have done the IconCache.db thing where you can delete an existing file from the hidden ...\Appdata\Local\ directory and restart the explorer. There was no file there. Yes, I have show hidden files turned on. Restarting explorer doesn't help. Rebooting is supposed to re-create the file, but it doesn't. Resetting the colors from 32 to 16 and back is supposed to rebuild the cache. It doesn't. Still no file there. After manually placing a few icons and refreshing the desktop, it is supposed to remember where they are, but it doesn't, they just fly back to where they were before manually moving them.

This is getting to be very aggravating and frustrating. I don't know why this has started all of a sudden, and I cannot seem to find a solution from the many internet hits on the same topic.

Someone out there, please help with fixing this problem. I know I'm not the only one with it. Thanks!

A:Desktop icon placement does not survive a desktop refresh or a reboot

I am using Win 7 Home \premium.

When I had my Vista Home Premium, I had over 200 desktop icons/shortcuts.
Dam things would relocate whenever they wanted. Imagine the frustration and anger trying to find the shortcut I wanted ?
I finally came across this tutorial :
Save and Restore Desktop Icon Layout in Windows Vista - How-To Geek
I used it and it worked. If one or 2 icons ever moved, one right click will put them back where they were supposed to be.

Yesterday, while on my Windows 7, I decided to install that program as well and see if it also works in Win 7.
It does.

Give it a try and please report back.

Note : at the end there is a notice about 32-bit and 64-bit.

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Just wondering why when you drag an IE http short cut to the desktop, it does not display the site logo icon. Sometimes, they will show and others not. I have had them even come and go after different sessions. I log on to Internet both through work firewall and at home on network through firewall and in motels through open and firewall protected isps.

Anyone understand how this really works and what I could possibly do to show the site logo icon to make shortcuts on desktop more visibly linked to a site other than just the default IE shortcut icon?

Thanks,
 

A:Desktop Icon not using the site icon for IE

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Few days ago i am able to drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop,but next morning i start my laptop i was unable to drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop.I tried many method but all failed..Please help....

i using WIN 7 home premium X64bit
HP 431
intel core i5
2gb ram
also my setting in desktop/view/auto arrange is off
in context menu the drag and drop setting is on

A:I cant drag and drop any icon on desktop also file to desktop...

What happens if you do right mouse button drag and then in the context menu click copy here? What happen if you copy and then paste on the Desktop?

You may try typing and running "regsvr32 /i shell32" at the Command Prompt without the inverted commas and then rebooting to see if the problem gets solved. Please make sure that you have given space after regsvr32 and there is also space between I and shell32.

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I don't know what to call the old desktop since the tile version is called Metro. But when working on the old desktop version and you want to clear everything off the screen and just view the desktop, where is the button for this?

XP had this button, but cant find it on W8.

A:Show desktop icon when working on old desktop

If you right click on the desktop you will see a selection box. Select the "view" option. You should now see a check box for "Show desktop icons" and also some of the other familiar options like XP has including alignment and sizes of desktop icons. Hope this answers your question. Also I think most users call the initial screen "Start" and the desktop is still known as just that.

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My default icon for a url shortcut that I drag to my desktop is a blank page with the shortcut arrow. I would like to change that icon system wide. I use Firefox so if I could find a way to have the url shortcut to be a page with the Firefox globe and then make it so it is the default for all url's that I drag to desktop as a shortcut.

I know how to make a customer icon I just don't know how to make it so the icon is used system for url shortcuts on my desktop.

A:Change desktop icon when dragging a url to desktop

See if some of then suggestions in this thread help you Change the Firefox Internet Shortcut? ? mozillaZine Forums

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Hi, I have a really annoying problem with desktop icons.
I use 2 monitors. 1920x1200 is the main dislay and 1600x1200 is another one for extended desktop. The thing is that I don't need it all the time so I'd like to switch the extended desktop on and off when I need it. Problem is that entering the ex. desktop just somehow changes the grid (it seems that the grid becomes more compressed in vertical direction). That means that it always messes my icons up. I really don't know why do the Windows change the grid when I do not change the reolution or just anything that could possibly affect the main screen. Can I do anything about it?

Thanks

//Noral desktop grid:

//Extended desktop grid:

A:Desktop icon grid changes when using extended desktop

Welcome to Seven Forums APrince. I suspect the issue is caused by the different resolutions of the 2 screens. Does the primary desktop display revert to normal when the desktop isn't extended? (I am assuming it does). I'd suggest if you want to keep the original layout while in extended mode, that you try the Free Fences, and see if it can maintain the layout while extended. Or try IconRestorer which enables you to save up to two layouts for each resolution.

A Guy

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The "no icon" icon is that icon that shows while the system is booting up, smaller than other 'normal' desktop shortcut icons. It is then replaced with the 'official' icon for that shortcut..

After removing some malware that prevented access to the internet, I found that all my desktop shortcut icons are now overlaid with that "no icon" icon.
If I drag a new shortcut icon off windows explorer, as soon as I release the mouse drag - that "no icon" icon immediately over lays the original icon.
They still work, but is untidy and makes the original icon unreadable.

I created a new user, and upon logging that user on, all IT'S desktop shortcut icons are also over laid.

What to do?

Bob K.

A:Desktop ICONS being overlaind with "no icon" icon

Download and Run malwarebytes the long scan. Upadate before scanning
If you used another scan, use malwarebytes

Then try this
Icon Cache - Rebuild

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Hi Experts, I bought a new Lenovo ideapad 720-15IKB Model81C7) recently. i have a blur display (text not clear) icon or webpage blur Solutions tried: Try to install latest intel and AMD graphis drivers (No Luck)-Try to adjust scalingfrom 125% to 100% (some apps works fine but then others don't) (revert back to 125%) -Try search online community and fourms but No Solution found. Please support with a solution that fix all issues of blur display (text/icon/webpages/apps) Thanks

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after upgrading to windows xp sp2, any shortcuts placed in quicklaunch no
longer function.

please help with a fix.

thx
 

A:quicklaunch

mine all still work . . maybe try recreating the shortcuts and placing in the Quick Launch area?

wrs
 

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My quicklaunch icons are now much bigger than they should be, this has happened overnight and I dont know what has caused the problem...

I have tried changing the settings, the only option that works is to change the font size in windows. The icons on quicklaunch are then the correct size, but the text along the top of the windows is very small and the maximise/minimise/close buttons are tiny. Also, this setting does not last... having found that solution, I turned on my pc today to find that the settings are back how they were and the quicklaunch icons are once again oversized.

Any ideas??
 

A:Quicklaunch...

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Every time I restart my PC, my quicklaunch bar disappears. I have it set up and the taskbar locked, yet it somehow gets closed and resized when I open it. Anyone know what the problem is? Running Windows XP Pro

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Hi everyone. New here (though I had 3 posts on the sevenforums )

I have setup my Windows 8 to skip all the metro crap and basically go to a desktop, where I installed POkki for a start menu which isn't bad, and also made a quicklaunch toolbar again. It's just like 7 now except it boots way faster !

I'm having the problem where whenever I shut down my computer, the next time I log in the quicklaunch has condensed to one icon and a little button that expands it upwards. I have to unlock the taskbar, resize it so it shows my 6 or 7 icons, and then lock the taskbar again.

Now, I don't want to pin everything to the taskbar, because those icons are more spaced out and I don't like how it looks. I wants my quicklaunch

So, can I have my cake and eat it too, does anyone know how to stop that quicklaunch toolbar from shrinking every time?

A:Quicklaunch!

Hello csand, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Double check to make sure that you used the same method as in the tutorial below to add Quick Launch on the taskbar.

Quick Launch - Add to Taskbar in Windows 8
Could you post some screenshots of what your Quick Launch looks like before and after shutting down or restarting the computer to see if anything may stand out as a cause?

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my quick launch has left my windows nt 4.0. what do I do?

I have already right clicked on the taskbar properties with nothing coming up except asking me if I want to always on top, hide, show small icons or show clock.

thanks for your help.
 

A:quicklaunch

When you right click on the taskbar, you should see, toolbars, put the mouse over it and you should see, quick launch, click quick launch and you should have it back.
 

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