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Losing desktop icons

by FrustratedStudent / March 16, 2014 7:08 AM PDT

I don't know what it is, but over the past month or so I have been losing desktop icons. I have no clue what the icons are. Nor do i have any clue as to why they keep disappearing on me. If anyone could help me find out how to track them or recover them without doing a system reboot, that would be awesome.

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Clarification Request
What is a system reboot?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2014 9:45 AM PDT
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System Reboot
by FrustratedStudent / March 16, 2014 1:49 PM PDT

A system reboot R. Proffitt is where you restart the computer from a previous day. You have to do a few steps in order to reboot it, but it will, sometimes, wipe out any data that you have on your computer depending upon the day that you end up rebooting your computer. It's like starting the computer over from the day that you got it out of the box.

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Some define a system reboot as
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2014 1:51 PM PDT
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The usual shutdown and restart. This is why I asked. Every one is free to re-define such things so with that out of the way, look again at the cleanup noted.

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