Windows 10: Windows 10 Desktop Icons disappeared?

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  1. Windows 10 Desktop Icons disappeared?

    Where have all my Desktop Icons gone?? - desktop icon is now down on the bottom taskbar - really inconvenient

    MichaelTurley1, Aug 18, 2018
  2. 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, Aug 18, 2018
  3. Desktop Icons disappeared

    Hi Kinsley,

    • Are you referring to the desktop icons?
    • When did the icons disappear? Did you make any changes to the system Settings?

    It's possible that your device is in Tablet mode. I suggest you to turn it off and check if the icons appear. To do so, select the
    Action center icon on the taskbar (the little message box next to the date and time), and then select
    Tablet mode to turn it on or off.

    Also refer the following thread which discusses about a similar issue.

    Windows 10 - Desktop icons disappeared - I may have hit something that is causing my problem

    Hope this helps. Keep us updated with the status of the issue to continue assisting you further.

    Thank you.
    Azaruddin Syed, Aug 18, 2018
  4. Windows 10 Desktop Icons disappeared?

    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, Aug 18, 2018

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