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Windows 7: Icons on my desktop have changed

16 Apr 2016   #1
sspeedstreet

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Icons on my desktop have changed

I'm not aware of doing this, but now all the file icons have changed to the same image. On occasion they will revert to their original Word or photo icon, but always changes back.

I'd appreciate some help.

Thanks, Neil




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16 Apr 2016   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Looks like a corruption of the Icon Cache

Try this ...

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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16 Apr 2016   #3
sspeedstreet

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thank you! That seems to have fixed it.
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