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Windows 7: Disappeared HDD Icons

07 Jun 2012   #1
golemkaaa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Disappeared HDD Icons

Hey all ,
for first i used a lot of google and i have tried many methods to make back my hdd icons

http://www.imageserve.info/img_store...3f983aeb87.jpg

Type cd /d %userprofile%AppDataLocal
Click OK
Type attrib –h IconCache.db
Click OK
Type del IconCache.db
Click OK
Type start explorer
Click OK.



To change Drive icon:
1- Click Start > Click Run > type regedit to run Registry Editor
2- Got to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SOFTWARE / Microsoft / Windows / CurrentVersion / Explorer / Drive Icons
3- Under the drive letter folder C: Click on the "Default Icon" folder
4- Right Click on the "(Default)" name then "Modify"
5- On "Value Data" change it to:
C:WINDOWSsystem32shell32.dll,8


i alrdy tried advanced system care with icon/registry fix but nothing happened ,the hdds are still without the normal icons

any idea? except the best > reinstall windows ?


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07 Jun 2012   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Open disk management (can be done from start menu search bar). Maximize the Window and take a screenshot. To do the screenshot press PrintScreen/PRTSC and paste image in Paint. Save to picture as a JPEG. Attach the image in your next post.
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07 Jun 2012   #3
golemkaaa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

system restore is off !
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07 Jun 2012   #4
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

I'm sorry. I misunderstood what the problem was. Somehow I managed to completely over look the link in your first post. Try rebuilding the icon cache as described in the tutorial linked below.

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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07 Jun 2012   #5
golemkaaa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

as i wrote i alrdy did that many times )
nothing happened
maybe the shell32.dll is damaged?
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07 Jun 2012   #6
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

I do not see where you mention doing the steps described in the tutorial. Are you sure your have done the exact steps mentioned. Never hurts to try again at any rate. You can also right click your C: drive, and click properties. Click disk cleanup. In the window that opens (it might take a minute) uncheck everything but thumbnails and click OK.
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07 Jun 2012   #7
golemkaaa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

so , after this nothing happened BUT if i spam refresh on the window where are the hdds , i can see the normal icons for 0,1 sec .

heres a video about it .

hdd - YouTube
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08 Jun 2012   #8
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Check Windows for corruption. Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker up to three times to fix all errors with a restart in between each. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations. Use OPTION THREE of SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to provide us with the sfcdetails.txt file if errors occur.
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08 Jun 2012   #9
golemkaaa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

so i wasnt able to make the first method, but the second and the third was success .
i attached the file
i hope i did everything well
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08 Jun 2012   #10
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Do you have the same problem if you create a new user? User Account - Create
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