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Windows 7: Windows doesn't display some shortcuts correctly

30 Nov 2012   #1
userwin

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Windows doesn't display some shortcuts correctly

Windows doesn't display some shortcuts correctly
For some applications I see:

But in properties of the file i can see it's icon.
How to fix this?

p.s. I tried to delete IconCache.db and reboot, this didn't help.


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30 Nov 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello uswin,

If the target file for the shortcut was moved, them this could cause this as well. See if creating a new shortcut directly from the .exe file of the program may help.
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30 Nov 2012   #3
userwin

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

I tried to create new shortcuts - this doesn't help. Moreover I told: in properties of the file and also shortcut i can see it's icon (right mouse button on shortcut/file, Properties):
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30 Nov 2012   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Just to verify. Were you trying to create a shortcut from the file below?
C:\Program Files\CPUID\CPU-Z\cpuz.exe
If so, then you might see if changing the shortcut's icon to the default icon a couple of times may reset it to display again.

Shortcut - Change Icon
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30 Nov 2012   #5
userwin

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

It's also strangely that explorer doesn't display icon of the application! But when i for example try to delete a shortcut or file it displays icon in the dialog box "Deleting a shortcut", and also as i already said in properties of shortcut and file it displays an icon.

Maybe this is a BUG?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Just to verify. Were you trying to create a shortcut from the file
Of course Yes.
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30 Nov 2012   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If what I posted above doesn't help, then you might see if uninstalling/reinstall CPU-Z may help. 1.62 is the lastest version below.

CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting
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30 Nov 2012   #7
userwin

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote:
If what I posted above doesn't help, then you might see if uninstalling/reinstall CPU-Z may help. 1.62 is the lastest version below.
I have problems with other shortcuts not only with CPU-Z. That's why this is not the problem of the application this is the problem of Windows. Why other applications show correct icons for these several applications but Explorer not?
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30 Nov 2012   #8
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Icon Cache

Brink is it time for rebuild_icon_cache.bat?
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30 Nov 2012   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead View Post
Brink is it time for rebuild_icon_cache.bat?
Normally yes, but the uswin says he already deleted the icon cache, and it didn't help.

It could be worth a try again in case a mistake was made though.

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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01 Dec 2012   #10
userwin

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead View Post
Brink is it time for rebuild_icon_cache.bat?
This BAT-file do ALL the same as I already done:
Quote:
:: Created by: Shawn Brink
:: http://www.sevenforums.com
:: Tutorial: Icon Cache - Rebuild


@echo off
cls
echo The Explorer process must be killed to delete the Icon DB.
echo.
echo Please SAVE ALL OPEN WORK before continuing.
echo.
pause
echo.
taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F
echo.
echo Attempting to delete Icon DB...
If exist %userprofile%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db goto delID
echo.
echo Icon DB has already been deleted.
echo.
goto main

:delID
cd /d %userprofile%\AppData\Local
del IconCache.db /a
echo.
pause
echo Icon DB has been successfully deleted.
echo.

:main
echo Windows 7 must be restarted to rebuild the Icon DB.
echo.

:wrong
set /p choice=Restart now? (Y/N) and press Enter:
If %choice% == y goto Yes
If %choice% == Y goto Yes
If %choice% == n goto No
If %choice% == N goto No
goto wrong

:Yes
shutdown /R /f /t 00
exit


:No
echo.
echo Restart aborted. Please remember to restart the computer later.
echo.
echo You can now close this command prompt window.
explorer.exe
The main action is marked by RED color. Others bla-bla-bla ))
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