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Windows 7: Devices and Printers Icons won't update

30 May 2015   #21
elbeasto

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
I never installed the Probe 2 driver, so it`s not from that.

I just did an install on an Intel ssd, changed device configuration to get realistic icons, got all the drivers directly from Asus, no windows updates and it still put just a blue cube there.

Ran windows update fully, still a blue cube

I did exactly what you instructed, but that metadata file is already listed there.
You say you got all the drivers from Asus, not including Probe II?

With my system that Blue Icon is definitely from the probe II driver.

Are you saying that you don't want the Blue Cube?
I'm confused now..

If you just want the generic PC icon and not the Blue Cube then delete the metadata file from those two locations I suppose.


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30 May 2015   #22
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Of course I don`t want the blue cube, I don`t even understand how windows would create that icon.

I got every driver from Asus. Including Probe 2, I have not installed the Probe 2 driver or Asus Suite 3, useless garbage software, not needed.

I want the same icon Boozad has.

Alright, it`s fixed.

Not sure why, but Logitech was creating a Virtual Keyboard and Mouse


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31 May 2015   #23
elbeasto

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Ah yeah, sorry, it's the Probe II driver that installs the Blue Cube (when it works).

I just removed mine to see if it could be done & you can remove it. You just have to go to: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceMetadataStore\en-US and delete "dbd4d4a2-c08c-46ea-9996-57094e1547ac.devicemetadata-ms"

I tried deleting it from: "C:\Users\MyUserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Device Metadata\dmrccache\en-us" but this caused other icons to revert to generic as well.

Glad you got it how you like though.

with my black icons, I think the Generic PC icon fits in better now too


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