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Windows 7: Desktop icons are missing but text remains

29 Apr 2015   #1
zura1547

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Desktop icons are missing but text remains

Yesterday something happened to my PC. I couldn't even load it. I think startup files has been seriously damaged. Luckily I could fix this by using Windows latest successful configuration. But then when I saw my desktop, icons of files where missing but it's name remained. It's still like that right now. I had done a lot of Googling but I couldn't repair it. I used several softwares like Dll-Files fixer, Ccleaner. Also I tried sfc /scannow, But nothing has changed at all.

Can you help me with this problem?

Thanks.




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29 Apr 2015   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Tweaking.com's Windows Repair (All in One), unclick the defaults and try only the one to rebuild icons.
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29 Apr 2015   #3
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Hi:

In addition to the excellent suggestion above, would this work:

Icon Cache - Rebuild

or this:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2396571/en-us

or this:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2670504/en-us >> linking to this:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...der_diag/en-us

<just curious>
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29 Apr 2015   #4
zura1547

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for replies, RolandJS I am sorry I could't understand what you said. I know the software which you wrote but didn't understand instructions.

It says: Icon db has already been deleted.

Thanks for replies.
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29 Apr 2015   #5
zura1547

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

About Icon Chache it says this: "Icon db has already been deleted."
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29 Apr 2015   #6
zura1547

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

None of them works... Is it possible to reinstall Windows, but keep all programs and files on the place? Or is there any fixer that can substitute all old windows dll files with new ones? I think they might be corrupted, or something is wrong with registry...
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29 Apr 2015   #7
zura1547

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Looks like my only choice is reinstalling Windows... Anyways... Thanks for your help
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