Unable to Acess Desktop Icons


  1.    12 May 2008 #1
    Cooter28 Guest

    Unable to Acess Desktop Icons


    i am un able to acess any files or programs located on the desk top or
    select or highlight anything on the desktop. the files can be opened by using
    other methods. is there a setting on the vista operating system that could
    cause this problem?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    13 May 2008 #2
    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: Unable to Acess Desktop Icons


    It sounds like a problem with your profile. I would create a new ID and test
    that. You can copy the old profile over if that fixes it.
    811151 - How to Copy User Data to a New User Profile:
    http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;811151
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    "Cooter28" <Cooter28@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > i am un able to acess any files or programs located on the desk top or
    > select or highlight anything on the desktop. the files can be opened by
    > using
    > other methods. is there a setting on the vista operating system that could
    > cause this problem?
    >
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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