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Windows 7: No icons when I open My Computer

25 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
No icons when I open My Computer

My laptop is an eMachines E725 with a 3GB DDR3 RAM. I installed the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit version on it. When I open 'My Computer', I can't see any icons sometimes. I can't even see the thumbnails of picture files. In order to correct that, I have to go to Control Panel everytime, close it, and then open 'My Computer'. How can I get rid of this problem?

I wish I could explain it in better detail but my computer lingo isn't that great. PLEASE HELP ME!


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25 Sep 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Maybe this will help
Icon Cache - Rebuild

YOu may, then, want to try an SFC command. Since the above is a long shot.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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25 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Try resetting your folder views by opening Explorer and clicking on "Organize" then clicking "Folder and Search Options"
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Then go to the "View" tab and, finally, click on "Reset Folders"
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25 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Guys, guys, neither of the methods has worked. I've taken a snapshot of how it looks like:
Is there any other way it can be corrected? PLEASE HELP!


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