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Windows 7: Invisible and Blank Thumbnails/Icons?

15 Jun 2009   #1
OBM

Windows 7 RC
 
 
Invisible and Blank Thumbnails/Icons?

I'm not quite sure how this keeps happening, something to do with explorer.exe I presume. But my icons keep going invisible and some just go blank, as in just white. Example below:

http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/1148/dt1.png

Also my favourite links when I open up explorer.exe are gone, just seems to be constantly trying to load but never completes


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15 Jun 2009   #2
John Henry

Win 7 RC 64bit b7229
 
 

the pic is very small
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15 Jun 2009   #3
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

he linked to the thumbnail on imageshack.. here's the full image.

http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/1148/dt1.png

EDIT: I thought it was because of my rubbish screen res.
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15 Jun 2009   #4
OBM

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Apologies, I assumed the code for the picture was a clickable thumbnail.
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15 Jun 2009   #5
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

have you tried running system file checker?

open an elevated command prompt and type 'sfc /SCANNOW' and hit enter.
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15 Jun 2009   #6
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

try clearing thumbnail cache
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15 Jun 2009   #7
OBM

Windows 7 RC
 
 

File checker brings up nothing wrong and already tried the thumbnail cache. It happens after the computer has been on a while, a reboot will fix it but I really can't be bothered with that any more. It's more annoying that anything really.
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15 Jun 2009   #8
Cashis

Windows 7 (x64)
 
 

What Build are you using?
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15 Jun 2009   #9
OBM

Windows 7 RC
 
 

RC/7100 Build, upgraded from Vista Ultimate. Perhaps that's the problem, the upgrade?
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15 Jun 2009   #10
Cashis

Windows 7 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OBM View Post
RC/7100 Build, upgraded from Vista Ultimate. Perhaps that's the problem, the upgrade?
Yep thats where I would start, If ya got the time try a fresh install , I did fresh install with the RC and cant say i had the same issue mine went pretty well but since moved up builds.
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