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Posted 24 October 2017 - 02:07 PM
Posted 24 October 2017 - 02:34 PM
Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
Has someone else had access to your machine. A common prank is to take a picture of the desktop and set it as the wall paper and then set Windows to not show desktop icons.
Can you put a new icon on the desktop and does it work?
Posted 24 October 2017 - 03:12 PM
Posted 24 October 2017 - 03:33 PM
Do the files open if you right click the icon and select Open?
Posted 24 October 2017 - 04:08 PM
CCleaner may have damaged shell stuff in the registry. Got to be careful with that program. I would suggest reversing what ccleaner has supposedly fixed and restore from it's backup.
Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:21 PM
Boot into Safe Mode and test if issue resolves within Safe Mode.
Something telling me its your antivirus program causing the problem.
Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:27 PM
Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:29 PM
Posted 24 October 2017 - 11:22 PM
Thanks, for all your info. I did discover my problem. I backtracked till I remembered I downloaded a new Opera package. I realized the problem started after that. So on a hunch, I uninstalled that program, and now everything is working great again. But I do appreciate everyone's suggestions and advice.
Posted 25 October 2017 - 12:12 AM
We are glad to hear your issue has been resolved, thank you for letting us know that all is now well!
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