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Windows 7: 3 icons on taskbar are suddenly 'generic'?

25 Sep 2010   #1
7powerWannabe

Win7 Pro 64
 
 
3 icons on taskbar are suddenly 'generic'?

I'm running a fully patch win7-64. I've got Adobe's After Effects pinned to my task bar. Until a week or so ago, it would show an AE icon, but now - it's showing a generic icon. I've tried to set the icon by hand, but it won't set. I've tried removing it and pinning it again (the icon shows up ok in Explorer), but with no success. This has happened to two other icons from different programs, I'm at a loss on how to 'fix' this?


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25 Sep 2010   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Can you post a screenshot and complete your system specs please?
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25 Sep 2010   #3
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7powerWannabe View Post
I'm running a fully patch win7-64. I've got Adobe's After Effects pinned to my task bar. Until a week or so ago, it would show an AE icon, but now - it's showing a generic icon. I've tried to set the icon by hand, but it won't set. I've tried removing it and pinning it again (the icon shows up ok in Explorer), but with no success. This has happened to two other icons from different programs, I'm at a loss on how to 'fix' this?
Hi 7powerwannabe, You state you are running a fully patched version of win7 64bit, could I ask where you obtained the software from ?
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25 Sep 2010   #4
7powerWannabe

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

Here's the screenshot: I updated my system specs. I purchased the box from neqx.com and have the disk with hologram.
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25 Sep 2010   #5
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7powerWannabe View Post
Here's the screenshot: I updated my system specs. I purchased the box from neqx.com and have the disk with hologram.
Have you tried rebuilding the icon cache? Icon Cache - Rebuild
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25 Sep 2010   #6
7powerWannabe

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

Rebuilding the icon cache did the trick! I've never had to do that before, in all my years with XP? Oh well, glad there's a simple fix. Thanks!
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25 Sep 2010   #7
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7powerWannabe View Post
Rebuilding the icon cache did the trick! I've never had to do that before, in all my years with XP? Oh well, glad there's a simple fix. Thanks!
You're welcome, glad we were able to help you
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