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Reply someone says: 30 May 2009 at 0:17 here are a couple things to do. August 13, 2010 rhonda well i cant do this cuz …. Hard Drives (1) WDC WD10 01FAES-60Z2A0 SATA Disk Device (2) Maxtor OneTouch USB Device (3) ST310003 33AS USB Device (4) WD My Book 1111 USB Device Internet Speed 1.10mb/s Antivirus MSE Very easy directions well described. have a peek here

How-To Geek Articles l l What's New in Windows 10's Creators Update, Arriving Spring 2017 How to Repair Windows Bootloader Problems (If Your Computer Won't Start) How to Control Which Websites If this does not help, then refer to this article: How to force Explorer to refresh its iconsYou are here: Home » Windows 8.1 » How to repair Explorer showing incorrect R Reply Lars says: 1 October 2009 at 16:02 Recreating the icon-cache file by deleting it worked for me on an XP SP 2 box - thanks for the great info! Windows 7: File Icons Missing or Incorrect 09 Jun 2013 #1 DemandedLogic Windows 7 Professional 5 posts File Icons Missing or Incorrect First of all this is the

Icon Cache Rebuilder

one can't eve n follow those lousy instructions as they are not verified on the computer. The weird thing is, is that it is not always the same type of icon. This caching can become corrupted and lead to garbled/fuzzy/wrong icons: An icon are changed to a different random icon Several icons are drawn on top of each other An icon becomes Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Reply LeToine says: 11 April 2012 at 12:35 Thanks a lot for the "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Iconcache.db" trick. Btw, the way to fix this is change thumb to correct image, change icon to something else, update window, change icon to default, update window. Thanks. Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 But then other icons were same to that one to!?!

I.4 OS Windows 7 Ult. Sometimes the icon cache gets out of date, causing icons to display incorrectly, or even go missing. To do this, open Control Panel.Open Folder Options and go to the View tab. I have tried deleting the folder and re-copying but the 2nd system refuses to show all icons in the folder correctly.

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Rebuild Icon Cache Windows 10

Copy the shortcut to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs in place of the one you deleted. When this happens, you have to reset the icon cache and let them automatically re-create it. Icon Cache Rebuilder Please do the needful... Blank Icons Windows 10 Simple.

This usually is a result of the Windows icon cache getting corrupted due to an improper shutdown. Reply BlondeDuddess says: 15 February 2012 at 20:02 TwoHawks, I really appreciate everyone´s input as well as your massive contribution. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Missing or Incorrect Shortcut Icons Windows 10 White Icons

Solomon in their Windows Internals book, if you're curious to learn more, but the basics are all you need to understand for this process. The things I have been told to do have already been done. x64 CPU Intel i7 860 @ 2.80 GHz O/C'ed to 4.0GHz Motherboard Gigabyte P55A-UD3R Rev.1. Thanks Reply Fer says: 6 June 2010 at 17:30 Thanks man!

If one or more iconcache files are still listed, it means some applications are still running in the background. Iconcache.db Missing Any other ideas ? Reply Peter says: 14 November 2009 at 12:50 LOL - Many years after your hints... Home About Articles Links Forum Rebuild icon cache to fix incorrectly displayed icons July 4, 2003 by Snakefoot | 61 Comments The icons used in Windows are saved in an

You'll want to click the "Clean up system files" button, wait for it to finish, and then probably log off and back on. click it and the click the rebuild icons button on the dialog to the right. About Gaurav KaleGoogle View all posts by Gaurav Kale → Post navigation ← Winaero's essential Android apps - 2014 edition How to change a pinned app's shortcut icon on the Taskbar Windows 10 Start Menu Icons Blank How does that even happen?

Reply Anand Kamal sachdeva says: 20 July 2013 at 21:41 Thanks for suggesting, I just change icon size and apply and resolve my problem. SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Hewlett packard/p6512uk OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600 CPU IIx4 amd athelon 635 processor Motherboard FOXCONN You can do this every time the icon cache needs to be rebuilt. thank you!

Reply Iudith says: 27 December 2009 at 9:04 Hello all, My machine is WinXP SP3 and sometimes some of the icons are garbaged, always the same ones, namely: - the MyMusic, It does the job perfectly on a RDS Session for an only user who had lost MS Office icons (only)... I was having this problem with Windows XP -- some icons in the start menu were broken along with some on the desktop. my icons were back to normal.

All worked well until a few months ago. very much.. |:-) Reply Sreejith says: 15 July 2011 at 17:52 yo it worked.......... Also uncheck the option Hide protected operating system files. Decrease icon size - Apply.

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If you ever have problems with the icons on your computer, rebuilding the icon cache might help. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I tried almost all the methods mentioned here but it was yours that helped. Select the option Show hidden files, folders and drives.

After the import is successful restart your computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Missing or Incorrect Shortcut Icons - continued by RichCNET / August 24, 2009 8:39 AM thank you! SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 Professional .

After an hour of searching this is the only webpage where I've found a working solution!!! edit the iconcache.db 2. When I try to customise what behaviour the various icons exhibit on the taskbar (and I'm taken to CONTROL PANEL- ALL CONTROL PANEL ITEMS-NOTIFICATION AREA ICONS), some of the icons...