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Windows 7: Windows 7 doesn't shows icons at all

30 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 doesn't shows icons at all

Hi, I am new here and I didn't know where to write my problem - sorry for this.

It started two days ago, I just simply opened a new folder I copied my files into it and they didn't have the .jpg icon anymore, just a white paper icon and no thumbnail. Than I opened my Pictures folder and the same thing happened with all of the icons.
All the files with shown extensions have this white paper icon and the shortcuts are blank, like they wasn't there at all, only their title.

I have tried to go to Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Advanced Tab > Settings > Visual Effects and I clicked "Adjust for best appearance", but it didn't help at all.
I have tried also to change the size of the icons but nothing.

I have Windows 7 Ultimate, on a Dell Studio 17 laptop.

I really need help, I have no idea what happened,

Thank You, waiting for your asap answer

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Mar 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello RJTH, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this with any specific image file extenstions, or just for all of them? Does it do this with program shortcuts as well?

You might see if rebuilding the icon cache and clearing the thumbnail cache may help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thank you, I have rebuilt the cache and it works fine now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64

i will chk it now....
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Mar 2010   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome Rjth. I'm happy to hear that they work now for you.
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