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Windows 7: Desktop Icons have no captions visible


15 Jul 2010   #1

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Desktop Icons have no captions visible

since upgrading from xp to win 7 I can no longer see the captions under my desktop icons. Tried the "restore" under personilaztion. Didn't help. Any suggestions?

Myron

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15 Jul 2010   #2

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16 Jul 2010   #3

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Tried running the .bat file and rebooted no help.
When using the manual cmd option it says
Could Not Find C:\Users\Myron\AppData\Local\IconCache.db
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16 Jul 2010   #4

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I have a "cloned" user profile that shows the icon captions just fine. I copied the existing IconCache.db from there and pasted it in under C: drive where it should be. Restarted and still nothing. Why would the captions appear in one profile and not the other?
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