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Lost Desktop Icons

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by Solnyshko, 3 May 2006.

  1. Solnyshko

    Hitman

    Joined: 11 Dec 2003

    Posts: 602

    Location: London

    Accidently allowed windows to "clean up" unused desktop shortcuts... How do I restore them (I assume they are stored somewhere rather than deleted)?

    thanks

    Sols
     
  2. vanandjuanunited

    Soldato

    Joined: 20 Oct 2005

    Posts: 5,509

    Are they in the recycle bin.
     
  3. SourChipmunk

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 9 Nov 2003

    Posts: 9,477

    Location: The Motor City

    They should be on the folder on your desktop named "Unused Desktop Shortcuts". Drag and drop from there.
     
  4. Solnyshko

    Hitman

    Joined: 11 Dec 2003

    Posts: 602

    Location: London

    ah - sorted out with a system restore - bit drastic but it worked!
     
  5. SourChipmunk

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 9 Nov 2003

    Posts: 9,477

    Location: The Motor City

    *Shudders* If only I had seen this post 5 mins. earlier. :o
     
  6. Solnyshko

    Hitman

    Joined: 11 Dec 2003

    Posts: 602

    Location: London

    hehe