From: Buffalo on

Joao Castilho wrote:
> Hi,
> Suddenly some files on my Windows XP desktop disappeared (but not all
> of them: just a few). I've already reboot, tried the "explorer.exe
> method" and nothing seems to work :(
> Any help is more than welcome!
> Thank you!

If you know which icons are missing, do a search for them and just add them
to your desktop.
Or, just go to a Restore Point.
PS: By the explorer.exe method, do you mean you went into the Windows
Security /Task Manager and selected New Task and typed in explorer.exe ?