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Windows 7: Cannot change System icons setting

11 Feb 2013   #1
leentrung

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Cannot change System icons setting

So i installed windows 8 transformation pack, and then window update to service pack 1 now my volumn network action center etc cannot be accessed. Sorry for crappy grammar, typing this from an ipad as i am currently restoring back.

Uh, i tried the solution of group policy editing and got a error message with three choice about mmc.
i tried sfc scan and it get disrupted at 14 percent and said that the scan cannot be completed.
I tried deleting hideScanetwork and rebooted but it doesnt work.
I tried editing the dword 00000000 for hidesca but it doesnt work. any advice?


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11 Feb 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello leentrung,

If you mean that these system icons are grayed out, then you might see if using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below for each one may help.

System Icons - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Feb 2013   #3
leentrung

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I followed the instruction, and merged the reg key.
I, then, log off and restart but everything is still the same.

*Note: I did download and merge the "enable" key.
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18 Feb 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You could do a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to hopefully undo and fix it.
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