Re: Desktop Problems After Installing IE8
On Apr 2, 3:15*pm, "Frederick R. Hutchings" <frederi...@cox.net>
> After installing IE8, I noticed that my desktop temporarily goes white for a
> few seconds after logging on. *It happens on both XP Home and Pro SP3. *My
> logon screen is blue. *I log on. *It eventually draws my blue taskbarand
> the desktop goes white. *It can last several seconds, but varies. *Then I
> get my blue desktop and it works fine.
> Another problem is that when I change my desktop and click apply, it doesn't
> change. *When I restart my computer, it then changes.
> I notice it only if I have Right-Click Desktop>Arrange Icons By>Show Desktop
> Icons unchecked, though. *I use a hidden Windows toolbar docked on the left
> side of my screen, so I don't show my icons on the desktop. *If I checkit
> (Show Desktop Icons), however, they both work as expected.
> This only showed up after installing IE8. *An MS phone support
> representative and I eventually noticed it. *Hope they can do something
> about it.
I am a similar issue with IE8, but it enlarges any desktop background
images, larger than normal. Let me know if someone has a fix.