How To Restore Desktop
Need to know how to restore your desktop? This usually occurs when you've improperly shut off the computer. Sometimes it can be caused by Internet Explorer errors. You don't need to be a computer technician to restore the desktop.
Restoring your desktop:
- Rebooting. First try to reboot the computer so it will allow you to restore your active desktop. After the reboot, a button will appear just before the desktop loads, asking you to restore the active desktop. Just click this button and your desktop should be restored.
- Web page background. Did you change the active desktop to a web page background? If so, this might be causing your problem. Just right-click the desktop to get to the properties. In the Display Properties. change the background from a web page background to a Windows background. This should restore your desktop.
- Added a new item. Did you just recently add a new item to your desktop? If so, this could be interfering with your desktop, not allowing it to run properly. To correct the issue, right-click the desktop to get to the Display Properties window. In this window you are looking for Web tab. On this tab you will look under web pages and check the box to clear items last added. Note: In Windows Vista and Windows 7, you will not have this option. It has been taken out.
- System restore. Another way you could restore the desktop is through system restore. This will allow you to set the computer to an earlier time when the desktop was working correctly.
- More information. To get more information on restoring the desktop, you can reference technet, which is part of Microsoft. Just enter your query into the search engine of technet and it will give you the information you are looking for.