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Windows 7: Desktop Icons are messed up??

17 Apr 2011   #1
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 
Desktop Icons are messed up??

As you can see in this screenshot:



Programs like ESET Smart Security, iTunes, Quicktime Player, Winzip, Microsoft Math, Microsoft Office Icons and Adobe Reader X all have the same icon (I think it is the icon that applications have but i have no idea why it appears this way)

I restarted after a scan by SUPERAntiSpyware, and then all those icons were messed up!!

Can anyone help me?


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17 Apr 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jonathan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do the shortcuts still work?

You might see if rebuilding the icon cache may be able help fix them.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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17 Apr 2011   #3
deanolfc

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

go to your superantispyware quarantine section and see what files are in there if any linking to them programs with the icon problems
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17 Apr 2011   #4
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

The icons work perfectly, only thing is that they have that weird icon. I will try your method Brink, I will post the results soon.
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17 Apr 2011   #5
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

Hello again, no, it did not work. The icons are still messed up!! Any more suggestions?
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17 Apr 2011   #6
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Try right clicking on each Icon/properties and look at snip to change icon.
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Let us know if this works for you.!


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17 Apr 2011   #7
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 
This is what I got.

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17 Apr 2011   #8
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Have you tried deleting the icons after using Brink's solution, then re-adding them?
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17 Apr 2011   #9
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I know this sounds off the wall but I would uninstall winzip using Revo Uninstaller and re-install it.

Do winzip first while I do some more searching for you...
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17 Apr 2011   #10
UnderJonathan

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

Tried it. It doesnt work, and then when I searched the program..it doesnt show up.
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