|13 May 2010||#1|
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I have a slightly odd setup in tha I have an internal SSD for Windows 7 64bit and nothing else. All other programs and storage are on an external drive.
I am not sure if this is what is causing this problem, but often in the task bar or start menu or even on the desktop, the graphics from icons are missing; there is just a blank placeholder.
Can anyone tell me how to rectify this?
The funny thing is that say I have Firefox open, the icon in the task bar will often be blank, but when I click on the icon to see what pages are open, the icon is shown in the popup. Is there a workaround to fix this issue?
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|17 May 2010||#3|
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Thanks for your reply Walker.
I'm not sure if this is the same issue as my icons are there, but just blank. They never actually disappear, they are just placeholders.
I have the latest drivers for my Radeon HD5770 card.
The strange thing is that I booted to safe mode and the icons were still missing. If I right click and select properties and select change icon, once I OK out of the dialogue boxes, the icons are there. The same thing when I boot normally. If I again right click and repeat that procedure, the icons appear.
When I do boot up, the desktop appears with all icons in tact, then a few seconds later, most of them disappear. Not all icons are missing. Adobe Acrobat is always there, as are a number of other programs, but many are just blank placeholders. This is the same on the desktop, taskbar and start menu.
I figure if it is still happening in safe mode that the issue is more with windows than my graphics driver.
Any help gladly accepted.
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