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Windows 7: Downloads file icon won't appear ??

28 Dec 2011   #1
lastbreath

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 
Downloads file icon won't appear ??

Hi

I tried Properties -> customize -> Restore default but nothing changes ??

I think it's already in default because in the navigation bar still normal .. when I open the user folder first two seconds appears normal then change to this





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28 Dec 2011   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello lastbreath

Try this see if that brings the icon back - Icon Cache - Rebuild

If not the icon may be corrupt so try running this - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Post back and let us know if you get sorted


Danny
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28 Dec 2011   #3
lastbreath

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

I tried the two options but still ???????????????
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28 Dec 2011   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

What was the result of the sfc scan?
One (?) per question plenty.
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28 Dec 2011   #5
lastbreath

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

Here is the sfcdetails
2shared - download sfcdetails.txt

I thought maybe a folder in the downloads having this black icon causing the problem so I moved the files to another folder but still !

Do you think coping downloads folder from another windows will solve the problem ?
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28 Dec 2011   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

That looked good, however run sfc /scannow once more or until the result is No File integrity violations found. I don't recommend copying the DL folder from another PC.

As a workaround, direct your downloads to your Desktop, or make a folder on it for downloads. That's how I do it and they are always easy to locate.
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28 Dec 2011   #7
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ok lastbreath

After running the SFC /SCANNOW command until No File integrity violations are found have a look at this see if that will bring it back for you - User Folders - Restore Default Icon
I would also restore the default location whilst we get the icon back - User Folders - Restore Default Location
Have you changed any icons on your system especially in C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll

Danny
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28 Dec 2011   #8
lastbreath

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

Britton30 .. Thank you but I prefer my downloads to stay in the downloads folder ( Kinda used to and I'm good with that )
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28 Dec 2011   #9
lastbreath

windows 7 professional 32 bit
 
 

xxxdannyxxx

No I don't remember changing any thing in C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll
I'm gonna try the other options you gave me
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28 Dec 2011   #10
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lastbreath View Post
xxxdannyxxx

No I don't remember changing any thing in C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll
I'm gonna try the other options you gave me
Ok let us know how it turns out
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