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aashvi
aashvi • Oct 1, 2009

desktop icons

icons on desktop of windows XP remains selected!
is it some virus?
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Oct 1, 2009
Not a CS Engineering topic.
Aashish Joshi
Aashish Joshi • Oct 2, 2009
check if sticky keys are on...

sometimes i face the same problem, once in a blue moon. log off and then log back in...this should hopefully solve the problem
aashvi
aashvi • Oct 2, 2009
no! its like all the icons are blue, they do not go even if i log off.
i mean no sticky bit is on i this case.
aashvi
aashvi • Oct 2, 2009
no sticky key is on
You mean, background behind the icons and name of icon is blue?? 😒
or something else?
What do you exactly mean by SELECTED?? 😒
mad_scientist
check if sticky keys are on...

sometimes i face the same problem, once in a blue moon. log off and then log back in...this should hopefully solve the problem

I hope this solves the problem.
itchap
itchap • Oct 2, 2009
Try This:

Goto My Computer--->Properties--->Advanced--->Here you will find performance.

Click on to the settings. Then in first tab(Visual Effects) choose the first radio button.(Let the window choose what's best for my computer). Then click ok.

Hope this will solve your problem.
Manish Goyal
Manish Goyal • Oct 2, 2009
Are you using any theme in your computer???
aashvi
aashvi • Oct 4, 2009
yes the background behind icon and name of icon is blue.
no i dont use any theme in my computer
aashvi
aashvi • Oct 4, 2009
@ itchap
thanks for ur suggestion but that too dint solve the problem!
hi
try this Control Panel > System > Advanced > Performance Tab - Settings Button - check: Use Drop Shadows for Icon Labels on the Desktop
or check let windows choose
aashvi
aashvi • Oct 4, 2009
i tried this too!
this too isn't working
is this some kind of virus?

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