Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
  1.    08 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium

    After installing windows 10, desktop has no icons and flashes


    I'm unable to do anything. During the download, everything seemed fine. It started to install apps. It then said "This is taking longer then usual, it should finish soon". I stepped out for about 10 minutes, came back and desktop was flashing with no icons. I'm unable to do anything.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    09 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by sbbarnett24 View Post
    I'm unable to do anything. During the download, everything seemed fine. It started to install apps. It then said "This is taking longer then usual, it should finish soon". I stepped out for about 10 minutes, came back and desktop was flashing with no icons. I'm unable to do anything.

    Any suggestions?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    09 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)

    Try restarting, maybe? That usually fixes problems like this.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    09 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by You View Post
    Try restarting, maybe? That usually fixes problems like this.
    I've restarted about 15 times.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    09 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    was windows 7

    I have the same issue. I am stuck, can't do anything. Please help.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    10 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    "This is taking longer than usual, it should finish soon"


    It's been hours. How long do I wait?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    11 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium
    Thread Starter

    Can anyone help with this issue?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    12 Aug 2015 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium
    Thread Starter

    I've tried to reset my computer. I now get this error message. "Unable to reset your PC. A required drive partition is missing"
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    12 Aug 2015 #9
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    windows 10

    to fix that(blinking), turn off windows error reporting!!!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    14 Aug 2015 #10
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 7 home premium
    Thread Starter

    bump
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
General Tips Hide or Show Desktop Icons in Windows 10
How to Hide or Show All Icons on Your Desktop in Windows 10 The desktop is the main screen area that you see after you turn on your PC and sign in to Windows. Like the top of an actual desk, it serves as a surface for your work. When you open...
Tutorials
How Do I Change the Font Size Of My Desktop Icons In Windows 10 ?
How do I change the font size of my desktop icons in Windows 10 ? In old versions of Windows you could do that thru Control Panel\Display\Appearance But i don't see that in Windows 10 Anyone know how to do it ? Thank You.
Customization
How do i change the font/style of desktop icons for Windows 10?
i need to get to the same functionality as i did in Windows 7: Personalization>Windows color and appearance>Advanced appearance settings, where I can set the font style along with bold and italic. i have searched extensively without success.
Customization
Solved The saga of installing Windows 10 on a desktop.
This is a summary of the 9 hours spent on installing Windows 10 Pro upgrade with a USB boot and install, to acquaint myself with the new features. The installation was on a 32 bit desktop with 2 GB DDR2 of RAM, with an Intel Duo processor @ 2.4...
General Support
Customization Add or Remove Default Desktop Icons in Windows 10
How to Add or Remove Common Desktop Icons in Windows 10 Windows includes the common This PC (aka: Computer), User's Files, Network, Recycle Bin, and Control Panel shortcuts that you can add or remove as icons on your desktop. This tutorial...
Tutorials
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:11.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums