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Windows 7: Win 7 x64, Icons refresh on every boot

20 Mar 2012   #11
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jdop View Post
clueless crowd

y'ever notice, when they have no answer, they ask for your system specs.

then they ask what you had for breakfast.
As a self proclaimed wizened user you should know why hardware configs are helpful.


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08 Apr 2012   #12
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

I'm experiencing this exact same problem as well. This is after a fresh install of Win7 x64 Ultimate on my laptop and installing all my programs. Can anyone help me here?

Thanks.
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08 Apr 2012   #13
gregrocker

 

Hopefully you're hewing pretty close to these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

I gave the fix just above to force desktop icons to maintain their position once they're where you want them.
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08 Apr 2012   #14
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Hopefully you're hewing pretty close to these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

I gave the fix just above to force desktop icons to maintain their position once they're where you want them.
I'm not having problems with the position of the icons actually. I'm having problem when, upon startup, they refresh once and then back to normal. What could be the solution to this?
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06 Sep 2014   #15
emartip

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

The problem has nothing to do with the IconCache.db rebuild or resize.
After a little work with the Windows 7 services the result is as follows:

If you do not use the Home Group you can disable the following services (after saving: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services):

Go to: System Services (services.msc);
search for: Computer Browser and DISABLE it;
search: Server and DISABLE it.

That's All folks!
Enjoy!
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05 May 2016   #16
Tom3825

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

At my system (W7pro-64bit) when I uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" in the folder options, then two grayed out "desktop.ini" icons appear on the desktop (1 from user, 1 from all users). Then after every reboot all desktop icons are refreshed. Probably a system bug that will issue a refresh when 2 icons with the same name appear on the desktop. After recheck the "Hide protected operating system files" in the folder options the refresh after every boot disappears.
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