How can I stop Windows XP from periodically telling me I have unused icons on my desktop?
How can I stop Windows XP from periodically telling me I have unused icons on my desk top?
This question was answered on February 13, 2006. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.First, right-click on an empty area of the desktop.
Select Properties from the menu that pops up.
The Display Properties box opens
Click on the Desktop tab at the top of the Display Properties box.
Click on the Customize Desktop button
The Desktop Items box opens
Click on the box that reads Run Desktop Wizard Every 60 Days near the bottom of the Desktop Items box and make sure the check mark is removed
Click OK on the Desktop Items box
Click Ok on the Display Properties box.
XP will no longer attempt to remove unused icons from the desktop.
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Posted by daryl of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 13, 2006