Desktop Icons need frequent "Refresh"


  1. Posts : 219
    Win10
       #1

    Desktop Icons need frequent "Refresh"


    Folks,

    Running a one-month old clean Win 10 install.

    I find that my desktop icons frequently lose their shortcut symbol (the little white square with curved blue arrow), or otherwise change. I haven't tried to figure out when or why this happens. It shouldn't. An icon, once placed, shouldn't change.

    The fix is to right-click on an open spot and select "refresh".

    Again, an icon shouldn't change. Something stops working. Hopefully a patch will fix it.

    Ken
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 470
    Win 10 Pro (x64), OSX 10.11
       #2

    Not knowing your Computer Specification is hard to make suggestion. But will give a shot anyway!

    I encountered this problem with one of my Windows 10 User last year. The problem was ICloud and IPhoto.

    First I would check your system file is OK by running sfc /scannow under Command Prompt (Admin).
    Next check if you have ICloud, IPhoto installed. Other users reported driver like IDT Audio driver and Windows Error Reporting also caused this problem.
      My Computer


 

  Related Discussions
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 08:13.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums