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Windows 7: Problems with icons being very small and default. Pic enclosed.

27 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Problems with icons being very small and default. Pic enclosed.

I haven't been able to resolve this issue. I have my regular thumbnail icons but i also have a smaller default icon attached to all of my desktop shortcuts. Not folders made or files saved to the desktop/. Just on shortcuts. Here is a picture any help is appreciated. thanks.



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27 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi, Blueclipse28, welcome to the Seven Forums!

The "little" icons should be short cut arrows:

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Follow this tutorial: How to Change or Restore Default Windows 7 Desktop Icons


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27 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Hi Blueclipse and welcome to SF
Looks like your Icon overlays have gotten messed up
Check here how to restore them

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

-DG
mikedl beat me to it
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27 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

SledgeDG, you beat me to it. I was just about to edit and provide the link you provided in addition to the one I presented initially. Good job!
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27 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Mike...all what really matter is, that we both had the right idea and the TS gets the help he seeks without being send on a wild goose chase
So Good job right back at ya

-DG
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27 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank You!

Thanks for the info and regardless of who was first, you both were extremely timely. I did the dishes and had my answers. I should have done this weeks ago instead of procrastinating the entire time ha. Again thanks for the info. I will try it soon and repost with the results. Please continue to have a safe Holiday Season!

From NY
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27 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It worked. Thanks again.
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27 Dec 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Great !!I'm glad you r problem is solved. You too have a safe holiday and a happy new year.
The Blizzard is finished and the snow has stopped too

-DG
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