Help all my desktop icons are blacked out

By jckinnick
Oct 6, 2010
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  1. Ive done something with the hide properties of some folders and now all my desktop icons are blacked out and half my all programs list is gone.

    Anybody know how to fix this?
  2. Tanlic

    Tanlic TS Rookie Posts: 47

    Easiest way to solve it if it just happened is use system restore.

    Something! covers a lot of ground.

    To hide a folder you have to highlight it, right click it and go to properties then click on hidden.

    However if you arent on don't show hidden folders they would still show but possibbly be faint in colour comapred to the others around it.

    If folders have disappeared completely (not in the recycle bin are they?) and your on windows 7... Go comupter local drive c: Organize/folder and search on Veiw and make sure show hidden files and folders is clicked.

    Anything you have folder hidden when you were messsing about should reappear even if can then unhide them

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