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Windows 7: Icons half visible

29 Sep 2010   #1
stonyzg

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Icons half visible

Hi,
I'm having a problem with my Desktop icons. All standard Windows 7 icons are completely visible, but after I install any software, new icons are only half visible.

Here is the pic:



Please help

Thanks in advance


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29 Sep 2010   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hello and welcome to the forums

Click this link to reset/restore the desktop icons.

Desktop Icons - Change or Restore Default Icon

check Microsoft fix it too

http://support.microsoft.com/fixit
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29 Sep 2010   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Stonyzg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon has been messed up by mistake somehow. Use the program option in the tutorial below to select the default shortcut arrow and hopefully fix this for you.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Sep 2010   #4
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Stonyzg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon has been messed up by mistake somehow. Use the program option in the tutorial below to select the default shortcut arrow and hopefully fix this for you.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
thanks brink
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29 Sep 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No, thank you Brian.
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29 Sep 2010   #6
stonyzg

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Stonyzg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon has been messed up by mistake somehow. Use the program option in the tutorial below to select the default shortcut arrow and hopefully fix this for you.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

Brink, thank you very much for your help. Now all icons are visible.

Thanks.
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29 Sep 2010   #7
stonyzg

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
hello and welcome to the forums

Click this link to reset/restore the desktop icons.

Desktop Icons - Change or Restore Default Icon

check Microsoft fix it too

Microsoft Fix it Solution Center
Also, thank you Brian.
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29 Sep 2010   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Stonyzg. Glad we could help.
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29 Sep 2010   #9
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stonyzg View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
hello and welcome to the forums

Click this link to reset/restore the desktop icons.

Desktop Icons - Change or Restore Default Icon

check Microsoft fix it too

Microsoft Fix it Solution Center
Also, thank you Brian.
no worrys a pleasure to help hope you find the window 7 forum a great place to surf as everyone else that uses it does
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