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Windows 7: Icons over installed programs need help urgent!

21 Jul 2011   #1

windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 
Icons over installed programs need help urgent!

Its hard to explain so ill put a picture! Like there is something over the .exe files everu one of them.! please help



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21 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kubish97 View Post
Its hard to explain so ill put a picture! Like there is something over the .exe files everu one of them.! please help
Suggestions :

1) If you did not wait too long to ask this question, please do a system restore. Pick a date you did NOT have this problem as your restore point.
System Restore

2) Rebuild your icons cache. Yours might be corrupted.
Icon Cache - Rebuild
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21 Jul 2011   #3

windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 

what dose the rebuild ur icon cache do? will it get rid of my icons
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21 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kubish97 View Post
what dose the rebuild ur icon cache do? will it get rid of my icons
If you read the first paragraph......

If one or more of your icons are not displaying correctly, or that your icon cache is corrupted, then you might consider rebuilding the icon cache to reset and reload the icon images into the icon cache.

Nothing is guaranteed.
Try the method, if it does not work, that's the end of it. No harm or damage will be done because of that.
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21 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 no SP
 
 

I think his arrow has been replaced with that exe icon.
If the restore fails to do the job, he could use the famous overlay remover to set it to blank or replace it with an arrow again.
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21 Jul 2011   #6

windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
I think his arrow has been replaced with that exe icon.
If the restore fails to do the job, he could use the famous overlay remover to set it to blank or replace it with an arrow again.

I think this could work but im running windows 7 not vista.... can u give me the windows 7 64bit link
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21 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 no SP
 
 

Sorry it is called Vista indeed, because it was made for Vista. But it works very well on Windows 7 like the majority of the softwares written for Vista.
Don't worry about that you have 64-bit, the icons are the same.
Here is a screenshot of my desktop, and the proof that it actually works on win 7:
Icons over installed programs need help urgent!-no-arrows01.jpg


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21 Jul 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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21 Jul 2011   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

kubish97, we are TRYING to help you with ideas from experience. You have to try the suggestions and then let us know if it is fixed or what happened.
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21 Jul 2011   #10

windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post

Thank you this worked its the same thing as the other one except 64 bit version
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