Desktop bug - unable to see/create shortcuts

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by PwnageSoul, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. PwnageSoul

    PwnageSoul New Member

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    Hey guys, I have a Windows 7 home premium 32 bit. I was swapping parts (mem,gpu,cpu) around to troubleshoot for another problem I've been having, when all of a sudden, I log on and all my desktop shortcuts are gone. I can't create any more, and I can't left click (and drag those dotted boxes around) on my desktop. I can, however, right click and click on the little menu that comes up next to your mouse; However, I cannot alter my desktop (aside from setting different backgrounds). What can I do?

    E8400~3.0ghz
    BFG GTX260
    4gb (1x4) ~1333hz RAM
    Antec 1000watt PSU
    eVGA 790i Ultra mobo
     
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    PwnageSoul New Member

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    Bumpidybumpbump
     
  3. busydog

    busydog New Member

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    Create another user with administrative privileges and copy all of your user data over there. Select the new user account and your desktop should work. Delete the old account when everything is working.
     

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