Advice 1: How to arrange icons on the desktop

All versions of family of OS of Windows to allow you to place the labels system components, application programs and documents on your desktop in accordance with user preferences. Each of the three last versions of this OS offers the same set of options for arranging icons, there are only minor differences in the organization of access to appropriate settings of the operating system.
How to arrange icons on the desktop
Instruction
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Right-click the mouse on the background image of the desktop of your operating system. If the operating system is Windows XP, then in the popup context menu will be present section "Arrange icons". Hover over it and appeared in the subsection, select organize shortcuts by name, size, file types and dates of their change.
2
Check the box next to "Align to grid" in the same section of the context menu if you wish to be a Conductor (he's the one responsible for the desktop items) lined up the labels strictly according to the invisible lines of rows and columns.
3
Select "automatically" in the same section if you trust the Conductor to arrange the labels in its sole discretion. In this case the icons will be built from the top down and from left to right in the order they are added to your desktop.
4
Remove the checkmark next to "Show desktop icons" if you want no icons did not close the background image.
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If you are using Windows operating system in later editions, the section "Arrange icons" from the context menu of the desktop will not find. Installation criteria order labels are placed in a section called "Sorting". Options in this section, too, four - in the names, sizes, file types and date modified.
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Expand "View" from the context menu, desktop, Windows 7 or Windows Vista to access the functions of the control icons described in the second, third and fourth steps. The only change is the location in the menu, and the effect caused by selecting the appropriate functions, remained the same as he is described in these three steps.

Advice 2: How to return icons to desktop

If the user has turned on his computer and saw that the icons on the desktop disappeared, do not worry. This problem is solved rather quickly and without any problems.
How to return icons to desktop
Quite often users of personal computers may encounter a vexing problem - missing desktop icons. Where the trouble originates is unknown, but in theory you can say about malicious programs. Most often this phenomenon can be found when working with the operating systems of family of Windows, namely Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Fortunately, you should not worry that all the information stored on the desktop was removed, because its just not visible.

The first option



There are several solutions to this problem. For example, if the desktop icons disappeared, it is likely it was disabled their display. To fix it, click on a blank area of the desktop with the right mouse button. A context menu will appear where you must select "Arrange icons by" and mark "Show desktop icons". You should pay attention to that if it's already checked, then the problem lies in the other and hit nothing.

The second option



The second solution to this problem is the launch of a special process. The user starts the computer and sees that on the desktop there is nothing or it is not loaded. The first thing you need to run "task Manager". To do this, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and the menu that appears, click "Start task Manager". In the next window go to the tab "Applications" and click "New task". In the "Create new task" and under "Open" enter the name of the process that need to run, and to display the shortcuts and folders command was entered explorer.exe. It is worth noting that sometimes you may receive an error like "File explorer.exe not found". In this case you need to run system restore and return to this procedure.

To run the application "system Restore" also need to create a new task from the "task Manager". The procedure is no different from the previous one, but unlike explorer.exe enter %SystemRoot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe. After confirmation opens a special application. Here you need to follow the instructions up to the moment when you see the list of days ("checkpoint"). Then you need to choose one when the labels were in place. After the procedure recovery computer it is necessary to restart the computer.
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