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Windows 7: Taskbar icon is replaced with default windows icon

19 Jun 2013   #1
Florio

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Taskbar icon is replaced with default windows icon

I installed a program yesterday and pinned an icon onto my taskbar. I've noticed today that the icon has gone and has been replaced by the default windows icon (red, blue white). Even if I go into properties, change icon etc, nothing happens.
What can I do?
Thanks to whoever can offer suggestions.
Florio


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19 Jun 2013   #2
DavidE

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Try rebuilding the Icon cache.
Icon Cache - Rebuild
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19 Jun 2013   #3
Florio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you DavidW7ncus, this seems to have done the trick.
Cheers,
Florio
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19 Jun 2013   #4
DavidE

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You're welcome.
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