Did the wife do it?

» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors




















» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Closed Thread
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-29-2019, 12:28 PM
gatherer47 gatherer47 is offline
Veteran member
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 662
Thanks: 0
Thanked 37 Times in 7 Posts
Default Did the wife do it?

My wife has a facebook icon on the desktop she uses as a shortcut-yesterday she yells to me "I didn't do anything" but now now there are fifteen facebook icons on the desktop-I fiddle around and delete them but the original one is also gone-So I go to google and plan to type in Facebook in the search bar to log in to her account-I put the cursor in the searchbar and hit the "f" and it will not let me type in any letters-can anybody tell me what happened,what to do,or recommend someone to come to house to repair?
  #2  
Old 12-29-2019, 12:55 PM
Bogie Shooter Bogie Shooter is offline
Sage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 14,608
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1,237 Times in 600 Posts
Default

Geek squad.......
__________________
The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell.
“Only truth and transparency can guarantee freedom”, John McCain
  #3  
Old 12-29-2019, 01:09 PM
villagetinker's Avatar
villagetinker villagetinker is offline
Sage
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Village of Pinellas
Posts: 6,220
Thanks: 0
Thanked 942 Times in 417 Posts
Default

OP, reboot the computer, do a complete shutdown and restart, allow any updates to complete. I just did exactly what you tried and as soon as I typed "f" the first item in the list was facebook. If this does not work, try another search engine, Bing, friefox, etc, just to see if you can get to facebook. As I recall, you can only save shortcuts to the desktop using IE. Go back to IE, and try again, if you still cannot get to facebook by google, go the the address line in IE, and enter "https://www.facebook.com/" this should get you directly to the facebook site.Then sign in and create your new shortcut.
__________________
Pennsylvania, for 60+ years, most recently, Allentown, now TV.
  #4  
Old 12-29-2019, 02:01 PM
retiredguy123 retiredguy123 is online now
Sage
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 5,127
Thanks: 400
Thanked 3,132 Times in 1,157 Posts
Default

Did you try going to the Recycle Bin, and see if the icons are there?
  #5  
Old 12-29-2019, 02:11 PM
Nucky's Avatar
Nucky Nucky is offline
Sage
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 10,081
Thanks: 2,719
Thanked 1,651 Times in 739 Posts
Default

FaceBook is the Devil!

Put all the shortcuts in the trash, ALL of them then delete the FaceBook application from your computer then empty the trash then restart the computer then install FaceBook again if you must.

I do not like FaceBook!
Closed Thread

Tags
facebook, type, wife, searchbar, account-i

Thread Tools

You are viewing a new design of the TOTV site. Click here to revert to the old version.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:04 AM.