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Windows 7: cannot fix icons problem!


07 Nov 2010   #1

windows 7 Ultimate x32 Eternity by Rockerteam
 
 
cannot fix icons problem!

Hi all!

Thanks for your great site!
I have a problem with Icons,all my program icons (not the windows icons:like network,control panel and computer icons which are displayed fine) are covered by a white generic file icon ,the icons work but I tried the recommendations such as deleting icon cache (which at first was never found )then I saw that it is named differently " IconCache.db _777", I then deleted it and new one was built but didn't work.I use windows 7 Eternity by Rockerteam and a theme.
I tried many combination of the common solutions I found but nothing works.
I just installed tuneup utilities but I did delete all visual style modifications I had made ,so I am inclined to think that that wasn't the problem even though I am not 100% sure.Short of reformatting the system is trhere a way of fixing this?
thanks again in advance
rick

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07 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

This is a third party hack of Windows 7 yes? If this is the case I don't think you'll get much help on this.
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07 Nov 2010   #3

 
 

Hi rick, welcome to the forums

Your best bet is to uninstall Tuneup utilities (to install later) then try the following tutorial

Icon Cache - Rebuild


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07 Nov 2010   #4

windows 7 Ultimate x32 Eternity by Rockerteam
 
 

hi
I have removed tuneup utilities and followed on your advice but did not work.
anything else I can try?
thanks
rick
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26 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Try to change the icons size to bigger and then restore the size. To do this right click on desktop-->appearance-->choose whatever you want and then apply... relog and then maybe icons will be fixed. This worked with me, maybe it help you too
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