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Windows 7: Weird, missing icons?

27 Nov 2009   #1
BlinkY

Win 7 x64
 
 
Weird, missing icons?

Hi guys me again .
Just reinstalled windows (everythings fine with that).
Since beta days ive notice that when you click on a file that windows I assume doesnt recognize the extension like an .iso for instance or a .exe, the folder icon doesnt show
EG:

With other programs like Winrar or general folders then its fine.
just wondering if theres a fix for this, its not a worry for me but it kinda makes the sleek design of 7 look abit cheap and win95 days :/, as I said I can live with it but if theres a fix then thatll help.


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27 Nov 2009   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

What happens if you press the ALT key, click on file, then take ownership?
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