Windows 10: Desktop icons missing from desktop folder Windows10...Brand new computer

Discus and support Desktop icons missing from desktop folder Windows10...Brand new computer in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi All my icons are showing correctly on the actual desktop Windows 10, but when I open the desktop folder only some of them are there. Not sure... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by DJzB, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. DJzB Win User

    Desktop icons missing from desktop folder Windows10...Brand new computer


    Hi

    All my icons are showing correctly on the actual desktop Windows 10, but when I open the desktop folder only some of them are there. Not sure why???

    Thanks in advance for any ideas

    :)
     
  2. David Haz Win User

    Desktop Missing Icons

    Hello,

    If the icons are missing on your desktop, there might be a setting that is incorrectly configured, or that the icon cache has been corrupted or damaged. For us to isolate the issue about the missing icons, kindly respond to the questions below:

    • Is the Show desktop icons option unchecked? To check, kindly right-click a blank space in the desktop, then select
      View > Show desktop icons.
    • What changes have you done before the issue occurred, i.e. install an app, update, or program?
    • Is the device in tablet mode? To check, kindly press the Start button, then select
      Settings > System > Tablet mode. From there check if the
      Make Windows more touch-friendly when using your device as a tablet option is turned on.
    • What happens when you create a new folder in the desktop? Does the created folder appear? To create a new folder in the desktop, kindly right-click an empty space in the desktop, then select
      New > Folder.

    We look forward to your response.
     
    David Haz, Jul 31, 2020
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  3. 95Viper Win User
    Windows 10 desktop icons not in order

    In ccleaner, did you uncheck cleaning the icon cache... have not used in a while; however, I think that is what the option is called.

    Now, if you are setting the icons and they move after you have set the settings and not changed them... you may have the "Random Windows 10 Icon movement problem".
    Some people have this and some don't.

    Here is a thread on the problem at Windows10 forums: Windows 10: Folder View Settings and Desktop Icon Positions Not Saving
     
    95Viper, Jul 31, 2020
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  4. Mussels Win User

    Desktop icons missing from desktop folder Windows10...Brand new computer

    Removing desktop icons

    the icons are located in 'all users' folder somewhere (for example, i see a few shared icons in "C:\Users\Public\Desktop" )

    The only way to fix those, is to remove the icons from there, and place them on to each users desktops manually. an admin may need to do this.
     
    Mussels, Jul 31, 2020
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