Windows 10: windows update desktop screen icons

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    windows update desktop screen icons

    After the last Windows update today all of these icons shown in the screen suddenly appeared & I canít
    delete them or do anything with them. I canít do a system restore as no restore points are showing. I did the restore about 3 or 4 monthís ago but they donít show up now.
    When I click the file explorer on the taskbar I can see the screen captures from clicking the desktop shown in the left side navigation pane, but they donít show on my desktop monitor screen.

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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       1 Week Ago #2

    Hi oldyeller38

    Try changing your background picture to a solid colour.

    Start Settings Personalization

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    The icons are likely part of an old screen capture.

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  3.    1 Week Ago #3

    Thanks for your reply Ken. Yesterday while reading the Windows 10 newsletter, it reported that the latest 10 update was probably the culprit so I tried changing my desktop screen & it worked. I tried changing the screen back to the picture of my late wife & the 'stuff' was still there, so changed to an earlier picture of her & all seems like back to normal.
    While reading some of the responses to the MS screwup with this update; MS personale should have red faces.
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  4. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       1 Week Ago #4

    Can't disagree with you there.

    Take care
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