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Windows 7: change desktop icons

28 Apr 2013   #1
longshanks

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change desktop icons

Morning how do i change my icons.i i have i/e as my default browser, and at least six of my icons .
have the i/e logo,like sky and google. i would like to have different icons for these .can anyone help.


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28 Apr 2013   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

you could try rebuilding the icon cache to see if it will display the correct icons for you.

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28 Apr 2013   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

You have a google icon ?

Could you post a snip of it ?

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28 Apr 2013   #4
Jacee
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I have a Google Icon (shortcut)


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29 Apr 2013   #5
longshanks

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Morning all. thanks Boohbah but i dont' have a google icon, thats the problem. i have I/E logo and i dont' have a sky icon.i have a I/E logo and it is the same with several others, all I/E icons.and as to your suggestion of changing the icon cache i havnt' got a clue what you mean Sorry.
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29 Apr 2013   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

there was a link to the tutorial about what the icon cache is and how to rebuild it in my last post,
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29 Apr 2013   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

@ longshanks

Just read the tutorial and run it, it`s easy, it`s rebuilds the windows icon cache and it may fix your problem.

As I asked can you post a shot of the icons ?

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29 Apr 2013   #8
longshanks

windows 7
 
 

just had a look at the cach rebuild cant' even get it to install.a bit oner my head . how do i send attachment
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29 Apr 2013   #9
AddRAM

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30 Apr 2013   #10
longshanks

windows 7
 
 
change desktop items

Yes i tried option one. clicked on download clicked run nothing happens. i have tried this off your link.
and also form google but i get the same result.
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