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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Icons Problem!


14 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 
Windows Explorer Icons Problem!


Hello,
Any changes i do in Windows Explorer ( Copy, paste, cut & rename )
it doesn't show up unless i refresh!!!!!!
it's doesn't happened after i restart or "End & Reopen the explorer
Process in task manager" immediately, but after couples of hours it's pops up again

this problem happened to me before, and now one week later
after i have formatted my laptop it's happening again & it's very annoying
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15 Feb 2011   #2
PvW

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe get some decent anti virus to check your system?
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15 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can you provide us anymore details? Like... when did it stop working? what were you doing before it stopped working. It is strange that you re-formatted and the problem is now recurring.

Bill
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15 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 

thanks, but nothing had stopped working, everything working just fine.
just that all the changes that i do in windows explorer appear only after i REFRESH!
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15 Feb 2011   #5

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

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15 Feb 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello DaYiM,

You might see if this may work for you as well. Be sure to create a restore point first though to be safe.

can I set automatic window refresh?



Quote:
  • Open the Start Menu
  • Type regedit in the search box and press enter
  • Right click on HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT in the registry and click Find
  • Type dontrefresh in the search box and then hit enter
  • You will see DontRefresh, right click it and click on Modify to change the settings, set it to 0 (number zero)
  • Restart your computer.
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15 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 

thanks, when i verify my system files i got this:- ( How to fix it? & is it related to my problem? )

one more thing does the automatic REFRESH do when ever i change something?
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15 Feb 2011   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

DaYiM,

You were suppose to use the sfc /scannow command instead of sfc /verifyonly command. Verify will not attemp to repair the files.

Did you try the option I posted above for DontRefresh? It's the usual solution for the issue you described.
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15 Feb 2011   #9

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 

sfc /scannow Didn't work.
and i didn't find
DontRefresh??!
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16 Feb 2011   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

The screenshot you have shows that the command prompt is not runnning elevated (run as administrator) since it did not open with C:\Windows\system32 at the prompt. /scannow will not run unless it's a elevated command prompt.

Did you have UAC turned on when you tried to open a elevated command prompt? This may be why.

Hope this helps.
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