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Windows 7: Desktop Icons are messed up??

18 Apr 2011   #21
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

How do I do that?


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18 Apr 2011   #22
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Right click the icon on desktop.
Choose Properties, then Shortcut - click on the target once. and then ctrl+a (this will make it all selected - blue- and ctrl+c.



then go to change icon and click once where it says look for the icons and click ctrl+v and press enter. It would show the icons in there.

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18 Apr 2011   #23
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

Did not work either.
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19 Apr 2011   #24
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 

You need to rebuild your icon cache. To do so, follow instructions:

1. Open the Windows Explorer file manager.

2. Within Windows Explorer, use the toolbar menu and click on Tools/Folder Options/View and select "Show hidden files and folders" and then on OK.

3. Using Windows Explorer, go to C:\Users\(User Name)\AppData\Local and right click on IconCache.db and select delete.

4. Click on Yes to confirm the deletion.

5. Close the window.

6. Empty the Recycle Bin.

7. Restart the computer.

(Don't worry about deleting the file, it regenerates itself on restart of computer)


Icon Cache - Rebuild
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19 Apr 2011   #25
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Delete your thumbnails at the same time through Disk Cleanup
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19 Apr 2011   #26
Orbital Shark

 
 

It looks like your spyware scanner has deleted the required installation files from %systemroot%\Installer which it what windows uses to direct some installed programs to when invoking the uninstall/change/repair options from within Windows Add/remove programs

Check your quaranteen file for egui.exe and see if it's there.


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22 Apr 2011   #27
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

Problem solved..thank you guys!
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22 Apr 2011   #28
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UnderJonathan View Post
Problem solved..thank you guys!

UJ,
How did you fix it? Share your resolve so others can learn.
Happy that you got it fixed....
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23 Apr 2011   #29
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UnderJonathan View Post
Problem solved..thank you guys!

UJ,
How did you fix it? Share your resolve so others can learn.
Happy that you got it fixed....
I followed CtrlAltDel's instructions and Thanks
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