Windows 10: Desktop icons not working with chrome

Discus and support Desktop icons not working with chrome in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; On both computers I have running Win 10 64, the desktop icons do not work. This happens regularly and then occassionally corrects itself. I see this... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by W P Roger, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. W P Roger Win User

    Desktop icons not working with chrome


    On both computers I have running Win 10 64, the desktop icons do not work. This happens regularly and then occassionally corrects itself.

    I see this is a widespread problem reported on several chat pages.

    :)
     
    W P Roger, Jul 9, 2019
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  2. Remove Linux Desktop Icons

    I am not sure whether this will work (Ubuntu does not have icons like that on the desktop by default), but I suggest opening the trash bin and sweeping the icons into the window showing the trash bin.
     
    Peter1986C, Jul 9, 2019
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  3. Desktop Icons Won't Stay Put

    Hi Laurie,

    As per the issue description I understand that you are facing issues with desktop icons.

    I suggest you try the following step in order to arrange the icons.

    • Right click on the desktop.
    • Click on view
    • Check the option auto arrange icons.
    Let us know if this helps.

    Thanks.
     
    Divya Murugan, Jul 9, 2019
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  4. Desktop icons not working with chrome

    Chrome glitch

    Hello Ralph,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    As per the issue description on one of the three users Chrome is not working.
    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.


    • The account on which you are facing issue with Chrome, does it have the administrator permission?
    • Have you check with other browser? Was the result same?
    • Is the issue specific to only one application or facing issue with other application too?

    First, I would suggest you to use Internet Explorer and see if it brings any difference.
    Here are the steps through which you can use Internet Explorer.




    • Press the Windows key.

    • Type Internet Explorer in the search box.

    • Right click on Internet Explorer
      (Desktop app).

    • Select Pint to task bar.

    • Try to use Internet Explorer from there and see if it brings any difference.

    If you still want to use Chrome then I would suggest you to open the application Chrome in administrator mode and see if it brings any difference. Here are the steps through which you can open Chrome in Administrator mode.

    • Press the Windows key or click on Start icon.
    • Type Google Chrome.
    • Right click on Google Chrome and select the option to Run As Administrator.
    • If everything works fine by running chrome in administrator mode then you may pin it to the task bar.

    Hope this would help. If issue still persists post back with current status of your computer and result of the proposed suggestion, we will be happy to assist you.

    Regards,
     
    Ramesh.Kumar, Jul 9, 2019
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