Windows XP icons turned into link icons Tags: Icons Windows XP Desktop Icons Last response: June 1, 2011 7:56 PM in Windows XP Share frannie June 1, 2011 5:23:32 PM When I opened my computer my windows xp desktop icons all turned into link icons and said it cannot open program because windows does not know which program created them. I cannot access systems to do a system restore. HELP! More about : windows icons turned link icons hubbardt June 1, 2011 7:56:27 PM Try getting into Safemode and then doing a restore http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm#02 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !