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Windows 7: Desktop icons not displaying properly

16 Nov 2015   #1
icahasname

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Desktop icons not displaying properly

Hi! I am having problems with how my icons are displayed on the desktop. They show the normal icon but then there is another icon over each one. They all operate normal when running them and i have tried to delete and re-create the shortcuts with no change. I've tried running the Icon DB rebuild and its not affecting my issues. Attached is a screenshot of the problem. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!




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16 Nov 2015   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

This tutorial should help.
Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Jerry
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16 Nov 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Hi icahasname and welcome to our forum.

Here are a couple of tutorials by Brink that might help you.

Desktop Icons - Change or Restore Default Icon

Icon Cache - Rebuild

Edit:
Sorry Jerry we posted at the same time.

icahasname
Please follow Bongo instructions. He is the expert in such matters.
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16 Nov 2015   #4
icahasname

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Welcome to the Seven Forums

This tutorial should help.
Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Jerry
Thanks Bongo! I ran that first windows aero tool in the tutorial and selected no arrow and applied it and that fixed the problem. I didn't even think to search for anything related to the "Shortcut Arrow", sure wouldve saved me some time. Thanks again for the prompt response and resolution!!
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16 Nov 2015   #5
Bongo

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You're Welcome
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