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Windows 7: Icon Cache Problems

27 Jul 2012   #1
computer ai 201

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 
Icon Cache Problems

I tried to rebuild my icon cache with one of your tutorials. Now my icons just have the name underneath(no blank page thing). My task bar doesn't show icons and my start button does nothing when pressed. Please helpppp!!!!!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #2
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this the tutorial?

Icon Cache - Rebuild - Windows 7 Forums

If so which Option did you try?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #3
computer ai 201

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 

The first option but I killed explorer.exe manually not knowing it would it for you. Now my computer is messed up.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #4
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Try this.

Windows key + E at the same time to launch Windows Explorer.

Does that work?

If you can go to C > Windows > System32 Folder and find SystemPropertiesProtection.exe to launch System Restore.

Then choose a Restore point before this happened.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #5
computer ai 201

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flatiron View Post
Try this.

Windows key + E at the same time to launch Windows Explorer.

Does that work?

If you can go to C > Windows > System32 Folder and find SystemPropertiesProtection.exe to launch System Restore.

Then choose a Restore point before this happened.
Tried this. Did absolutely nothing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #6
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Have you restarted the computer?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #7
computer ai 201

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flatiron View Post
Have you restarted the computer?
Yes that did nothing
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #8
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Any time you kill explorer.exe, you can restart it this way: press ctrl-alt-del, go to file->new task(run...), type explorer.exe, and click ok.

If it won't start during boot, read this:

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/explor...oot-in-windows
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #9
computer ai 201

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Any time you kill explorer.exe, you can restart it this way: press ctrl-alt-del, go to file->new task(run...), type explorer.exe, and click ok.

If it won't start during boot, read this:

Explorer.exe does not start or load when Windows starts
Explorer.exe is running but my icons are gone like I stated in the beginning.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2012   #10
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Can you post a screenshot of your desktop?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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