My desktop screen does not show the icons, when i start up from sleep or hibernation. Rendering it useless.
I have a new desktop with windows 8. When the computer goes into sleep, or switches itself off, and then i press any key to turn it back on. The desk top does not display the icons, rendering it useless.
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The desk top screen displays the back ground and the task bar (with icons I have been using) along the bottom when it comes out of sleep but no icons in the desk top screen .
I can run the mouse over the icons in the bottom bar and when the box comes up i can't click on it to use it.
Both symptoms suggest that you have Second Screen set to Extended display and you are not looking at the monitor which those elements have been rendered on. Use Second Screen to make sure that you have only one monitor specified. E.g. press Win-P and use
the appropriate button.
Alternatively, in the case of your open windows you can bring them back to the right screen by using the Taskbar thumbnail's Move command. E.g. right-click a Taskbar thumbnail, choose Move and use your Cursor keys to bring the window back into view.
Note if the window is in the wrong state to be moved you will have to change its state first. E.g. if it is already in a Maximized state out of view, you will have a Restore command available; use that and then you will see a Move command available for the
window in its normal state.
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