4 Desktop icons vanished

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4 Desktop icons vanished

Post by Tunnelcat » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:32 pm

I was just glancing at my desktop today and suddenly noticed that 4 icons had disappeared (facepalm). 2 of the programs I remember, my shortcuts to D2X-XL and DXX. For the life of me, I can't remember what the other 2 were, although they were probably 2 programs I had to create the shortcuts myself. Nearest I can figure is that these disappeared after this week's Microsoft Update. I restored the 2 I knew about, but to get back the other 2, I'm kind of screwed, unless I can remember what those programs were. Anyone else have this happen to them this week? I guess I'd better take a damn screenshot of my desktop and save it somewhere if Microsoft is going to do this when they update my system. :rant:
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Re: 4 Desktop icons vanished

Post by Krom » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:48 pm

That is pretty bizzare, I don't think the desktop cleanup wizard exists anymore since XP, and I don't think there are any relevant logs for that. Might just have to go through the list of installed programs and see if you remember what it was from there.
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Re: 4 Desktop icons vanished

Post by Tunnelcat » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:53 pm

Yeah, I didn't even notice it until today and I updated this system on Wednesday. The other computer still has all it's icons. I've looked through all my installed programs and I still can't remember which ones are missing. Weird. It'll come to me that one day when I decide to run some old program and I can't find the stupid shortcut and I'll go: AH HAH! :roll:
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