Windows 10: Desktop Icons missing

Discus and support Desktop Icons missing in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; After booting, the desktop icons do not appear. Also, when starting a program from task bar or start menu, the program or window does not open.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by timkieper, Jul 16, 2018.

  1. timkieper Win User

    Desktop Icons missing


    After booting, the desktop icons do not appear. Also, when starting a program from task bar or start menu, the program or window does not open.


    After 2-3 reboots, the problem seems to fix itself ??


    Comments welcome !

    :)
     
    timkieper, Jul 16, 2018
    #1

  2. Desktop icons missing?

    i guess its not coz oc
    try to right click on desktop you will find show desktop icon
     
    micropage7, Jul 16, 2018
    #2
  3. Missing desktop icons

    Hi,

    In order for us to address your concern about the missing desktop icons, kindly answer the following questions first:

    • Have you made any recent changes to your computer system prior to getting this issue?
    • What is the current version and build of your Windows 10? To get these information follow these steps:

    • Press Windows key + R.
    • Once the Run box appears, type Winver.
    • Press Enter.
    • A small window will appear which will show these information.

    (You may need to update your Windows computer, please refer to this
    support link
    to get information about Windows update history as well as how to update your device.)

    • Aside from doing the commands above, what are other troubleshooting steps have you taken for your missing desktop icons issue?

    We look forward to your response.

    Regards.
     
    Jesrael Bor, Jul 16, 2018
    #3
  4. Desktop Icons missing

    Desktop Icons missing

    Hello Ted,

    There are several reasons why the icons in your Windows 10 may be missing. To better assist you with this matter, kindly answer the following questions:

    • Have you tried turning off the Tablet mode feature? To check, follow the steps below:
    • Press Windows key + I, then select System.
    • Go to Tablet mode, then turn off the Make Windows more touch-friendly when using your device as a tablet.
    • Check if the desktop icons were restored.
    • Were there any recent changes made prior to this issue?
    • What other troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    We will keep an eye out for your response.

    Regards.
     
    Melchizedek Qui, Jul 16, 2018
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