How do I fix my desktop icons not opening?

Here’s how to do that:

  1. Right-click on the empty area on your desktop.
  2. Choose View and you should see the Show Desktop icons option.
  3. Try checking and unchecking Show Desktop icons option a few times but remember to leave this option checked.

Why is Windows XP not working?

Check for Recent Changes. Use Startup Repair to Restore Critical Windows Files. Use System Restore to Revert to a Previous State. Use Clean-Boot Troubleshooting to Isolate the Software Issue.

How do you unlock the toolbar?

To lock or unlock the taskbar in Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Right-click on the taskbar.
  2. In the context menu, choose Lock the taskbar to lock it. A check mark will appear next to the context menu item.
  3. To unlock the taskbar, right-click on it and select the checked Lock the taskbar item. The check mark will disappear.

Why are there no icons for cinnamon in Windows XP?

It turns out its really easy to basically rip all the icons out of XP’s DLL files; the problem is that the max resolution is only 48×48. Also, Cinnamon itself has waaaay more functionality than XP, so most of the analogous icons for Cinnamon don’t even exist in XP.

How do I change the default icons in Windows XP?

If you’d rather change all the different icons in one place, you can use the freeware IconTweaker application that gives you access to change pretty much any icon in Windows XP. Click on the round “icons” icon on the left-hand panel, and then you can customize any of the built-in icons… just click the Change button.

Why won’t Windows XP Start up?

If the error occurs while Windows XP is booting, the operating system will become stuck in a reboot cycle–rebooting over and over instead of starting up normally. In that case, you’ll need to disable the option for automatically restarting on system failure.

How do I troubleshoot a Windows XP boot problem?

One of the first things you should reach for when troubleshooting a Windows XP boot problem is a Windows startup disk. This floppy disk can come in handy if the problem is being caused when either the startup record for the active partition or the files that the operating system uses to start Windows have become corrupted.