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Windows 7: Black desktop icons and no "IconCache.db" in local folder?

04 Aug 2015   #11
TOOTHLESS

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
I'm not sure hot to find what is corrupting the Icon Cache database file.

As best I can tell, Explorer writes info to that database when Windows closes Explorer (like for a restart). Perhaps at other times too.

Do the icons mess up if the OS Theme is classic?

Have you tried uninstalling as much of the Nvidia software as possible (e.g. 3D stuff)?
I don't have the 3d drivers installed, tried the old theme and even changed monitor to 16bit and back to 32.
I don't want to take more of your time, I'll try the system repair like "Layback Bear" suggested.
Thank you


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04 Aug 2015   #12
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Let us know if the repair install works.
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