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Windows 7: No color in shortcut icons on desktop

02 Jun 2011   #1
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
No color in shortcut icons on desktop

HI.

From time to time I have no colors in shortcut icnons on my desktop.

What could be the reason(s) ?.

Windows 7 Ultmate 32bit




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02 Jun 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Darkhorse,

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

If not, then try downloading and merging the lnk (LNK) option in the tutorial below to see if it may. It restores the default associations for shortcuts.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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02 Jun 2011   #3
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

@Brink

Many thanks for your reply to my query, and for the suggestions to cure the issue here.

The second option was what cured it.

Very nice, and again thanks a lot
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02 Jun 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

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