Desktop program icons will not open when clicked Tags: Icons Desktops Desktop Icons Windows XP Last response: March 15, 2012 7:01 PM in Windows XP Share micron50 March 15, 2012 1:39:31 PM sometimes after I open a program a later can't get any desktop icons to open unless I restart the computer. More about : desktop program icons open clicked ksiemb March 15, 2012 7:01:59 PM micron50 said:sometimes after I open a program a later can't get any desktop icons to open unless I restart the computer. Same program, or any program. Have you run scans for infections ? Have you tried to restore Windows to date when everything was ok ? Have XP CD to repair-install the OS ? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Desktop program icons will not open when clicked Forum Desktop program icons will not open when clicked Forum SolvedCannot open desktop icons (except MS office programs) Forum Desktop icons dont click open in windows 7 Forum Left click does not open desktop icons Forum Desktop icons will not open on left click Forum same problem here... i can't open desktop icons and i can't open my documents. i am unable to install exe programs Forum Icons on my desktop don\'t open when I click Forum Icons on my desktop don't open when I click Forum want desktop icons to "open" with double click. Forum Programs wont open from desktop icons Forum Programs wont open from desktop icons Forum Programs wont open from desktop icons Forum Programs wont open from desktop icons Forum I downloaded a driver for Intel ICH9M-EM SATA storage controllers; I clicked on the file to open it but what program do I use Forum When I click on my desktop, all the icons highlight down to the point where I clicked. Forum Desktop icon not open when click Forum Solvedmost desktop icons became "Word's" icon-open to "file conversion-choose encoding to make readable" pop-up Forum Task bar and desktop icons disappeared, task manager won't open Forum Icons won't open program and all look alike. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !