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Windows 7: No Icons. Tried everything Help


17 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 
No Icons. Tried everything Help

I am experiencing this problem from sometime. I've tried almost everything.
Already read and tried all possible solutions from these forums
IconCache.db problem
Icon Cache - Rebuild
I never deleted the .db file. Moreover there is no iconcache.db file in any of my other computers in c:\users\username\appdata\local.
Has tried automatic iconcache builders, the color depth trick, system restore.
Help me Please i am in urgent need of you people.

I have attached the pictures of my desktop and explorer for closer looks. Please help




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17 Jan 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

follow this tutorial see if that helps

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Forums
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17 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 

Already done: It found no problems
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18 Jan 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

have you tried a System Restore before this problem happened?
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18 Jan 2012   #5
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

You missed all the system icons and third party programs icons throughout the system , and rebuilding icon cache etc didn't work?

You told almost everything . I am asking one more thing out of curiosity ... have you shifter from/to DVI\VGA etc shortly ? If so, try getting back to the native one.

IMO, one thing is left which solves almost all of the issues, that is Repair Install .
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18 Jan 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cybertron989 View Post
I am experiencing this problem from sometime. I've tried almost everything.
Already read and tried all possible solutions from these forums
IconCache.db problem
Icon Cache - Rebuild
I never deleted the .db file. Moreover there is no iconcache.db file in any of my other computers in c:\users\username\appdata\local.
Has tried automatic iconcache builders, the color depth trick, system restore.
Help me Please i am in urgent need of you people.

I have attached the pictures of my desktop and explorer for closer looks. Please help

If you were to logon to another user account, or create another user account with exactly the same account type as the one you had trouble, were the desktop icons present ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
You missed all the system icons and third party programs icons throughout the system , and rebuilding icon cache etc didn't work?

You told almost everything . I am asking one more thing out of curiosity ... have you shifter from/to DVI\VGA etc shortly ? If so, try getting back to the native one.

IMO, one thing is left which solves almost all of the issues, that is Repair Install .
Yeah i tried that 2-3 hours before the problem occurred. However the DVI port didn't work so i switched back to the VGA one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2012   #8
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cybertron989 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
You missed all the system icons and third party programs icons throughout the system , and rebuilding icon cache etc didn't work?

You told almost everything . I am asking one more thing out of curiosity ... have you shifter from/to DVI\VGA etc shortly ? If so, try getting back to the native one.

IMO, one thing is left which solves almost all of the issues, that is Repair Install .
Yeah i tried that 2-3 hours before the problem occurred. However the DVI port didn't work so i switched back to the VGA one.
That is what I expected Sometimes these operations mess up display partially, but you got it seriously.

I'd suggest you to disconnect the VGA completely from both the ends , and then connect it back .

If still not worked, you may need to uninstall and reinstall your display driver .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cybertron989 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
You missed all the system icons and third party programs icons throughout the system , and rebuilding icon cache etc didn't work?

You told almost everything . I am asking one more thing out of curiosity ... have you shifter from/to DVI\VGA etc shortly ? If so, try getting back to the native one.

IMO, one thing is left which solves almost all of the issues, that is Repair Install .
Yeah i tried that 2-3 hours before the problem occurred. However the DVI port didn't work so i switched back to the VGA one.
That is what I expected Sometimes these operations mess up display partially, but you got it seriously.

I'd suggest you to disconnect the VGA completely from both the ends , and then connect it back .

If still not worked, you may need to uninstall and reinstall your display driver .
Done. Nothing happened.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2012   #10
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Apparently there is no other way left but doing a clean install . I asked for more help in this thread, please wait a bit ... there may be any alternative way to fix it .
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