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Windows 7: open icon in map window broken

15 Jul 2014   #1
henkvdt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
open icon in map window broken

fresh windows 7 64 ultimate install on my new pc, finally upgraded after 7 years .

Only thing that bothers me now is the fact that one of the icons in a map window is broken.
I'm pretty sure this is not clear enough so i've added a picture to make things clear.

anybody know how to fix this?


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15 Jul 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

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15 Jul 2014   #3
henkvdt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Wow that was quick!

Thanks for the reply will try it out now.
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15 Jul 2014   #4
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

no worries!
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15 Jul 2014   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Does it open when you double click on the file.
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16 Jul 2014   #6
henkvdt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I did what HarriePateman suggested and at first I thought it was solved because it does display a folder icon
when I select a folder. To clarify see the image below.

It does however still display the image in the OP for any .EXE file so I might be whining about nothing.

If you could please check if your windows does the same for .exe files that would be great, and whs to answer ur question; yes it does open when I double click the file.

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16 Jul 2014   #7
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I see the same generic icon for the .exe file. I think HarriePateman helped you get everything back to normal.
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16 Jul 2014   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Henkvdt,

This will fix the "Open" icon on the application toolbar and context menu.

Open Application Toolbar and Context Menu Icon - Fix
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16 Jul 2014   #9
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Henkvdt,

This will fix the "Open" icon on the application toolbar and context menu.

Open Application Toolbar and Context Menu Icon - Fix
Thank you for following that up brink!
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16 Jul 2014   #10
henkvdt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks Brink! That did it! (see below)

Also thanks to the rest for trying to help me, it's much appreciated.
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