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Windows 7: Desktop Icons messed up

27 Dec 2010   #1
charlescc

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 
Desktop Icons messed up



please help i dont know whats wrong with them, it displays the recycle bin and computer icons just fine but the others are messed up


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27 Dec 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome this may help
Icon Cache - Rebuild
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27 Dec 2010   #3
charlescc

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

I ran it and restarted the icons are still messed up
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27 Dec 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Charles, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's hard to tell in the screenshot, but it looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icons are messed up instead. See if downloading and merging the lnk (LNK) option in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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27 Dec 2010   #5
charlescc

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

thank you Brink it worked and thanks rich for also helping =)
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27 Dec 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Glad that it worked out. Sorry that I could not quite see the problem with the screen shot.
Happy Holidays to you.
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27 Dec 2010   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Charles. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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