A registered version of Cyberlink Power2Go came with my laptop. I only use it occasionally but do not wish to uninstall it. I try to keep my desktop free of clutter and the program had an icon ever since my first boot. I delete the shortcut and it disappears as with any other program, into the recycle bin. When I next boot the PC the icon has recreated itsself.
Since installing IE8 RTM in Vista SP1 x86 I've been having some problems with internet shortcut icons not displaying correctly on my desktop. I've tried deleting and redoing them, tried using AM Deadlink to refresh my Favourites icons to no avail. They show normally in Favourites but show as a smaller version within a white frame on the desktop. This doesn't seem to effect all of them, just some.
I've attached two thumbnails to illustrate what I mean. The first one is the Canada Post item in Favourites and the second one is the same shortcut on the desktop. As you can see there there's another one doing the same thing for Newegg.ca. I think I am right in saying that it's not a case of rebuilding the system icon cache as that only effects system icons, am I right? FYI desktop resolution is 1680 x 1050 and I have the desktop icon size set to Classic.
How do i remove the white space on the start menu?. Everytime i add a shortcut to the start menu it just keeps getting bigger and bigger and it wont file up the empty space.I've tried everythiing in the customize settings and it still wont fix it.
So I've had to replace my computer and am just getting acquainted Vista...
I'm running Vista Home Premium x64.
I loaded a program (Corel Painter IX) and placed a shortcut on my desktop... Windows has seen fit to place a little "Windows Security shield" over the icon. When I look at the shortcut's properties, the icon appears without the shield.
I have created a desktop shortcut for my ADSL connection. As can you seen in the first picture, my connection is ADSLInfostrada (Infostrada is my provider). Vista create a shortcut with a generic icon, instead of that with the 2 screens like in second picture. Rarely the system put the second picture icon, but after a few of minutes, the icon come back to that ugly generic. Why system change the icon without reasons? I have installed Vista only 2 days ago with all updates. How can I do in mode that the system always use the second picture icon?
All shortcuts in Explorer are the Windows default icon. The Start Menu and Desktop shortcuts are fine. Also, some folders such as "History" and "Temporary Internet Files" are the Windows default icon. I've deleted the Icon Cache, which did nothing.
When I create a new desktop shortcut to a webpage, I like to assign a distinctive icon to it - either an ICO file, or it seems possible to assign a BMP bitmap image. Trouble is, windows keeps changing it back to the default internet shortcut icon.
I am having a problem deleting shortcut files as when i attempt to delete them it says that it could not find this item, they are also unable to be dragged into the recycle bin, nor are they able to be moved anywhere else. when i right click on them it says on the security tab after properties that it is unavailable or cant be displayed. This isnt happening with all the shortcuts but it is wasting space
I'm trying to remove un-used programs and I have three from Cyberlink: Power2Go and PowerDirector and DVD Suite. It seems all of these are related to creating and editing movies. I use Windows Movie Maker. Is there anything else these programs might be used for or any harm in removing them?
I didn't really want to start a new thread, but I'm too busy to look through to find a matching problem. I can't get an Icon to delete off of my desktop. The account is a standard account, so when I try to delete the icon, it asks for permission. So I type in the password and it says it deletes it, but it's still there. So I try to delete it from the Administrator account(which is the built in account), but it says I don't have permission to delete it. It's not a big problem, but it's just somewhat annoying.
I have an icon on my desktop which refuses to get deleted. I have gone looked at various other posts and have tried to follow the steps..unfortunately none of them have helped me get rid of the sticky icon. the file name is RATATO~1.rm and i dont know how it was created.
* deleting in safe mode doesnt help. * tried shedding the file wid mcafee...doesnt work. * deleting from cmd prompt doesnt delete. * have tried to remove the registry entry, there are various entries and am not able to figure out the exact entry.
When i try to delete, the delete program goes into an infinite loop. says " recycling 1 item..calculating time remaining" and gets stuck.
I could not possibly delete the Recycle Bin icon from screen because there was no "delete" option. Now, two friends contacted me frantically because they could not find the icon...obviously, they had right-clicked and then clicked the "delete" option instead of "empty" option.
I have tried to delete an icon from the desktop but it keeps saying: "This is no longer located in C:usersamedesktop Verify the item's location and try again" I deleted it in Exporer from the desktop folder. The icon stayed on the desktop.
I use Vista home premium but I've only had it for a few days. Anyway, the problem is that my recycling bin automatically deletes any files I put into it so I tried to change he setting but when the property window for it pops up the only thing I can change is to "display delete confirmation dialog". So I attempted to delete it and make another icon using the personalize trick but the recycling bin icon won't delete. Also, I can't make new folders using the right click. Under NEW is empty and nothing else. I'm confused as to why this happens.
My desktop shortcuts with the program Icons have a white/windows shield over them. I can see the actual Icon behind the white. This occurred after I uninstalled an Adobe program Photoshop Elements 8.0 What I have tried:
1. Delete the icon and create a new one. No change. 2. Change icon in properties. No change the new one appears with the covering. 3. System Restore to an earlier point. No change all the desktop icons are covered over.
sent laptop to service center for warrenty repair to cover. repair center updated the bios (bios launcher downloaded to desktop). when i got machine home i noticed an adminstrative tools icon now on my desktop. i am unable to do anything with this icon. when right clicked i get no option to delete or to open properities. i have tried dragging and dropping,moving, and deleting. i cannot move it off the desktop. control pannel still has the administrative icon in it and it works. the icon on the desktop works also. hovvever desktop is no place for admin. tools. i have also tried to delete from safe mode without any success.
I downloaded some pictures from digital camera this morning and saved them on my desktop as I always do. Viewed the pictures & all was ok. Just gone to view the pics again and says the following: The drive or network connection that the shortcut (then the image number) - Shortcut.Ink refers to is unavailable. Make sure that the disc is properly inserted or the network resource is available and then try again. I have no idea what this means but deleted the pictures of the camera as I viewed them and they were fine.
The toolbar of Windows Explorer and file open/save dialog, was customizable (at least choose what to display) on Windows XP, but not on Windows Vista. Well, I don't want much but I hope there's a delete icon because I delete files often. That was possible on Windows XP, but it looks like I have no control over what is being displayed on Windows Vista. Can't I display "delete" or "property" icon instead of those stupid "play all" and "burn" icons?
PC: HP Windows Media Center PC m8200n; Monitor HP w1907. November 2007. OS: Windows Vista Home Premium. HP: Deskjet F4180. So I noticed that the printer icon for my printer became all white, IE a corrupted icon. So I went online and found information on how to refresh your icon folder. That didn't do anything. So I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall.
I have tried to reinstall my HP software from disc, and I get a 'new PSSWCORE.msi' file. I see the file on the install disc, yet it won't install. 'Network resource is unavailable.'
Now I cannot uninstall it. On my Add/Remove I see:
HP Customer Participation Program 9.0
HP All In One Software 9.0
HP Imaging device Functions 9.0
HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator
HP Photosmart Essential
How can I get these off my PC, and reinstall cleanly so I can use my rinter/scanner again?
I installed new software and pinned the executable to the start menu. But, Vista displays a generic icon in the start menu for this program. All other programs pinned to the start menu display the correct icon. Any way to get Vista to dispaly the proper icon for this program??
I have noticed that the Notepad document icons on my computer are like a printer icon, they open up in notepad but have a pronter icon.:confused: I have searched all over the internet but cant find out how to sort it out.
Today I switched on Windows Defender(for the first time)and ran a quick scan which was fine, but I've noticed a new icon in the systems tray with a green circle and a tick in it.When I hover the pointer over it, it says "Safely Remove Hardware".I've looked everywhere for an explanation but can't find any info anywhere. Can someone tell me what it means please.Also,do I need Defender on as I have McAfee Security Centre installed on my pc.
on the taskbar I have a bluetooth icon, near the clock, which I dont want it to be present. I dont use it and it is set off. In the control panel I tried to uncheck "display bt icon on the notification area" but did not work. How can I get rid of this icon?
On my x64 box, TFS power tools was conflicting with Office Communicator. So I blocked Office Communictor from the startup sequence. As I expected, at startup I would get a message "Blocked startup programs" with the option to "run blocked program" if I want to launch Office Communicator explicitly. Good.
Then I uninstalled TFS power tools, and decided to unblock Office Communicator, so it can run at startup again. Unfortunately, the Office Communicator app shows as "Permitted," but is still being blocked at startup.
In other words, I can't unblock Office Communicator. Vista says it is "permitted", but it is not permitted at startup. I tried disabling and re-enabling it, to see if it would clear up, but no good.
How do I force it to be unblocked so that it will run at startup?
I detest those shortcut arrows that get put on all the desktop icons. I used Tweak UI in XP to get rid of them but can't find anything that works in Vista. I tried Frameworkx that did absolutely nothing.