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Windows 7: all control panel items icon missing

02 Aug 2010   #1
grcunning

Windows 7, Ubuntu
 
 
all control panel items icon missing

I just installed Win7 ultimate, and it works great. I went into the control panel to change the power settings, and I realized that the control panel is missing the icon for "all control panel items". I unlocked the built in administrator account and tried it that way, but the item is still missing. everything else seems to work perfectly. Any ideas?


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02 Aug 2010   #2
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I've just looked through my control panel icons and I don't have it either. I'm not sure what you mean.

Oh. And a warm welcome to Seven Forums
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02 Aug 2010   #3
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Can you snip a picture of what you are talking about?
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02 Aug 2010   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

grcunning,

Welcome to SevenForums.

Make a snapshot of what you are talking about and attach same to your next post.

I will give a link to a tutorial which uses MS Paint for the snapshot.
How to Post a Screenshot in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Forums

Many prefer to use the Snipping Tool:
WIN key | type Snipping | Enter key

I use SnagIt but that's a non-free product.
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02 Aug 2010   #5
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I don't recall seeing such an icon in either Vista or 7 GR. What OS are you coming from before 7 Ultimate?
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02 Aug 2010   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Upper right corner, click 'view by' and set it how you want. I have ticked 'small icons'
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02 Aug 2010   #7
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well worked out Jacee Hadn't even thought of that.
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