update itself correctly after adding a folder shortcut or downloading a file to the desktop.The screen would go blank, and eventually return or the downloaded file would never appear on the desktop unless I forced a refreshed by right clicking on the desktop and select Finally, I came across a hotfix, published on Microsoft support web site, that corrects this problem.
This tool will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance.Microsoft states the problem occurs when "…a Windows Vista-based computer has been running for an extended period of time".I installed the patch about three weeks ago and have not experienced any problems with the desktop not refreshing itself.Download Tweak Bit’s Driver Updater Tool (approved by Microsoft and Norton) to do it automatically and prevent the risk of downloading and installing the wrong driver versions.Disclaimer: some functions of this tool are not free.While these methods are general in nature, you can try one or all of the steps covered for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, and Windows 10.Outdated driver software can lead to several issues with hardware.An outdated firmware can sometimes block your router from gaining access to the Internet. As firmware updates vary from one manufacturer to another, you can refer to the user guide that came with your router to update its firmware.The best way to safely update your drivers is to use a specialized tool which will keep you away from downloading and installing the wrong driver versions. Or, you open up the Network and Sharing Center, click the “Change adapter settings” link, and no network adapters show up – it’s just blank. There is one fix I have found that actually works, time and time again… " data-medium-file="https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-300x225.jpg" data-large-file="https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-540x405.jpg" class="alignleft wp-image-1014 size-medium" src="https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-300x225.jpg" alt="Eek! " width="300" height="225" srcset="https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-300x225300w, https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-150x112150w, https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_internets-540x405540w, https://scottiestech.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/no_800w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /One of the most common problems I’ve seen is missing or “disappeared” network icons in Windows 7. For example, you may be able to connect to the internet just fine, but your ethernet/Wi Fi icon in the system tray always claims you are disconnected.