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Windows 7: stoopid arrows


27 Nov 2010   #1

Windows Seven 64 bit
 
 
stoopid arrows

Good Am folks,

I get these arrows on a lot of my icons, jpegs, wav, any kind of file that I save. Question is, how do I remove them? I have installed photoshop elements 9 and believe this program to be the culprit. How do I get rid of these? I have searched all the options, etc., and can not seem to find anything...help please.



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27 Nov 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

whatever program you have set as default will typically change the icon for files and shortcuts you associate with it.

if you would like to reset to windows7 defaults:

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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27 Nov 2010   #3

Windows Seven 64 bit
 
 

[QUOTE=kword88;1099858]whatever program you have set as default will typically change the icon for files and shortcuts you associate with it.


tried that too!

just wished I recognized exactly which program caused it, but feel sure it is PSE9
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27 Nov 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

does photoshop open .flac files?
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27 Nov 2010   #5

Windows Seven 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kword88 View Post
does photoshop open .flac files?
Just tried, and the answer is no. It has those arrows on txt files, adobe files too. This has me baffled. If it were PSE9, I certainly would understand jpegs, etc.
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27 Nov 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

what program opens when you click one of those files from the screenshot you posted?
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27 Nov 2010   #7

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

you could try this:

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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27 Nov 2010   #8

Windows Seven 64 bit
 
 

I tried rebuild icon cache, and din't do the trick. What ever icon I click to open, flac included, it opens the correct program to handle the file type I have set as default program for handling the icon I chose to open.
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27 Nov 2010   #9

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

have you done a virus and malware scan?
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27 Nov 2010   #10

Windows Seven 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kword88 View Post
have you done a virus and malware scan?
run those religiously, if you know of a malware/virus scanner let me know. I use Norton 360
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