Windows 10: Desktop Icons Disappeared and Taskbar Icons Changed

Discus and support Desktop Icons Disappeared and Taskbar Icons Changed in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have a laptop with a 4k 17.3" display. When set to native resolution, 3840x2160, some programs do not display their dialog boxes and menus in usable... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Leo Scott, May 5, 2017.

  1. Leo Scott Win User

    Desktop Icons Disappeared and Taskbar Icons Changed


    I have a laptop with a 4k 17.3" display. When set to native resolution, 3840x2160, some programs do not display their dialog boxes and menus in usable form. In an attempt to correct this I have tried setting the display resolution to 1920x1080. Then setting the magnification to 100%. At 4k resolution it is set to 250%. When I change the resolution down the dialogs and menus become usable, however all the desktop icons disappear and the icons pinned to the taskbar all change to the same graphic, I can't tell what it is. If I change the resolution back to 4k the icons become normal again. Any ideas?

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    Leo Scott, May 5, 2017
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  2. Icons

    In Windows 10: Icons have disappeared from desktop and from listings of documents, downloads and pictures. Non Microsoft icon in taskbar have changed to generic icon. Resetting to a date prior to disappearance did not work.
     
    Welwyn Woman, May 5, 2017
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  3. My taskbar icons disappear

    I am using Windows 10. In my desktop I have icons in the taskbar. These open OK but when I close any icon the rest of the icons all disappear in the taskbar even though the task bar is 'locked'. There is a white vertical bar in the taskbar to the right
    of the icons with up and down arrows. When the icons have disappeared if I click on the up arrow they all appear again. This is a pain having to do this everytime. What is the point of 'Lock the taskbar'. How do I stop these icons from disappearing?
     
    RonnieCampbellZD, May 5, 2017
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