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

15 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 64bit
Win 7 x64, Icons refresh on every boot

I can't seem to keep my desktop icons from refreshing on EVERY bootup. I tried all the reg hacks for Max Cached Icons such as

Windows 7 - Increase Icon Cache Size*|*

It's not a big deal, I don't think this should be happening.

I use Dexpot, a multi desktop manager, but I don't think it's causing this.

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16 Feb 2010   #2

windows 7 64bit

No one has a clue?
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16 Feb 2010   #3

W7, Xp Pro


Dexpot i never heard of till now. Does run at startup?

May be a conflict somewhere. I saw one comment about misaligned icons on another forum.

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17 Feb 2010   #4

windows 7 64bit

Sad that no one has a suggestion for such a simple thing
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20 Feb 2010   #5

windows 7 64bit

very sad indeed
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21 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional

What's your full system specs?
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10 Mar 2010   #7

windows 7 64bit

Windows 7 x64
4 gig
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16 May 2010   #8

windows 7 64bit

clueless crowd

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

then they ask what you had for breakfast.
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25 Jul 2010   #9

Windows 7 64bit

Try to tick box in folder options "Always show icons, never miniatures"
This might help! or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer add "Max Cached Icons" at value 4096. One of these options solved issue for me.
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20 Mar 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP


Sorry I missed this the last time around.

To have desktop icons maintain their position rightclick a blank area of the desktop to Refresh.
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