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Windows 7: Green Check marks appearing on desktop icons, what causes this?

22 Aug 2015   #21
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Did you restart the computer after removing those apps? If not, do that and then look at the registry.

While those apps are uninstalled, you can run CCleaner's registry cleaning feature to see if it thinks it is okay to remove the remaining registry entries.


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23 Aug 2015   #22
Ethion21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I rebooted my computer after removing the applications... I also downloaded ccleaner and let it clean everything it could. No luck with any of those steps. I found a program that can customize overlay icons and tried to do a reset on my overlay info but no luck. Finally, I also found some instructions on how to reset the overlay cache and rebuild it which I also did.

All of these attempts didn't resolve the problem. Finally I decided to try a system restore point from before the problem started. That seems to have corrected the problem although I really wish I knew what caused it to begin with....

Thanks for all the help!
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23 Aug 2015   #23
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

Gold you got it resolved, yeah odd that none of that fixed it.
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