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    Exclamation Win8 Desktop "locked"

    I have done a re-install of Windows 8 due to stability and speed issues.

    It is a DUAL boot with Ubuntu 13.04, but this is not the problem.

    I use Classic Shell to get to the Desktop not the START screen. This worked well with my previous install. The problem was there BEFORE I installed Classic Shell.

    However, I can't put ANYTHING on the blank Desktop - the actual folder "Desktop" has TONS of stuff in it and this appeared in my previous WIN8 install.

    Checked Permissions. Tried to Create a new folder or shortcut - it SAYS it's OK, and puts the New Folder in the Desktop folder, but it does NOT appear on my Desktop.

    The Background works and I can get the Next Background by right clicking and selecting Next Desktop Background.

    The Metro START screen Icon of Desktop is also blank, except for my Background.

    Any ideas about this weird problem?

    Your ideas would be appreciated.

    COLIN

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    If you refresh the desktop, does it show the new additions?
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    Right-click desktop, View, Show desktop icons (check).

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    No - sadly!

    Thanks for input.
    COLIN

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    Solved - how simple was that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks heaps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Colin

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