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Windows 7: shortcut icons not working properly

25 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
shortcut icons not working properly

So I'm having a problem with my desktop Icons. The shortcuts are all working but their Icons are not unless I set my desktop to show large icons, which looks ridiculous. I have reset the Icon Cache twice without success. any ideas?

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25 Oct 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Colwell, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This is an issue with your shortcut arrow overlay on the icon. You could use the free program in OPTION ONE the tutorial below to restore the default shortcut arrow to fix this.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
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