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Restore My Active Desktop Button Removal Fix it Live!

Restore My Active Desktop Button Removal Fix it Live!

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We just released another Fix it Knowledge Base (KB) article. This Fix it removes the "Restore My Active Desktop" button from the desktop as described in KB 929200.

  • I cannot get recycle bin back on desktop

  • David,

    Thank you for your feedback.

    Have you tried the Fix it for this KB? ( This Fix it is specifically for getting the recycle bin back on the desktop.



  • I did some thing and lost my wallpaper in IE7, I uninstalled ad reinstalled still no wallpaper?

  • Larry,

    Thank you for your feedback.

    Are you able to right-click on your desktop and select Properties, then choose the Desktop tab, and pick a wallpaper from the dialog?


  • have lot of problems PC running to slow all my games crash get error report  cannot find example aol adress. virtual memory slow how I fix those prblems?

  • I tried fix it software to restore my desktop, but it did not work. It said the software did not support my system.

  • hey im having a problem with my screen saver not coming up when i log on but my computer screen is saying restore my desktop but when i tried to do the fix it it says its not supported on this system. also my pictures wont show up when im on da internet. i have 2 click on da pictures 2 see them

  • I was infected with Spyware Protect 2009 - I hijacked my Internet Explorer.  I was finely able to get to the malisous tool software downloaded and got rid of the Spyware Protect 2009 software.  Now I have access to Internet Explorer - with no add ons and can't seem to be able to get them back.  Everytime I try something my system tells me microsoft can not access.  So, am unable to get any Windows updates.  I do NOT have Vista -- but XP

    Any suggestions?

    Thank you

  • I cannot get my address bar (at the bottom) back on my desktop having installed updates as invited on Windows XP

  • I turned off my computer because it froze up.  Now I have a message to Restore My Active Desktop.  When I click on that I get an error that there is an error running the script for this page.  I have tried restarting, shutting down, and restore.  

  • I installed internet explorer 8 and have lost the desktop icons and toolbar - do you have a fix for this? Thanks


  • Some how the account of the administrator will not respond so i cannot do anything with this laptop windows xp

  • Dd not work for me on several PC's.

    'This "FixIt" does not apply to your system'

    Manual regsitry change works fine

  • I installed IE 8 and then had no active desktop for GIF files? Any ideas

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