Why does the System Mechanic Desktop File Incinerator icon not appear on the Windows desktop after it was installed on the system?


The System Mechanic® Desktop File Incinerator® icon does not appear on the Windows® desktop after it has been installed on the system.


Close all System Mechanic components, including the Popup Blocker and all previously scheduled maintenance.


  1. Click Start->Run.

  2. Type regedit

  3. Click OK.
  4. Click the plus sign next to HKEY_CURRENT_USER.

  5. Click the plus sign next to Software.

  6. Highlight the key (folder looking icon) named iolo.

  7. Press Delete on the keyboard

  8. Click Yes.

  9. Close the Registry Editor.

  10. Perform a Windows Search for the file name of incinerator.dll and delete all occurrences.

  11. Reinstall System Mechanic overtop of the current installation

    click here to download the installation file if needed.

  12. Restart the computer as prompted.



Topic Information
  • Topic #: 16098-900
  • Date Created: 07/05/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 08/24/2012
  • Viewed: 5486