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Windows 7: default icon preview

04 Aug 2014   #1
avismile10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
default icon preview

hi i hope that i'm at the right thread

i'm not so professional like most of the guys here but in my community i'm a good one

so about my problem, i installed adobe acrobat and adobe reader, and then i had some complications so i removed them both, so the default program for my PDF's became firefox browser.

so my problem is that even after i reinstalled acrobat and reader the default program stayed firefox even so that i checked while the installation of the reader that this should become the default program this is one problem why did this happen but this is not my main problem because for this i could just click and set the default program for whichever i want
my problem is that instead of the normal icon the icons of my PDF files became a white page with a symbol of reader or acrobat.
how can i fix this that it should show the right icon?

thanks ahead for all responses


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04 Aug 2014   #2
avismile10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

ok i managed to fix it partly i found out that the computer recognized it as a firefox document instead of a pdf document so i uninstalled firefox so now i have the default preview when adobe reader is
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04 Aug 2014   #3
avismile10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

ok i managed to fix it partly i found out that the computer recognized it as a firefox document instead of a pdf document so i uninstalled firefox so now i have the default preview when adobe reader is my default program but when i make adobe acrobat my default program it again loses its normal icon
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04 Aug 2014   #4
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

When experiencing problems with icons this is a good place to start
Icon Cache - Rebuild
to deal with one icon then this may be more relevant
Default File Type Associations - Restore
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04 Aug 2014   #5
avismile10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

thanks but the first option u gave me didn't work and the second option u gave me made it even worse then it was now even when adobe reader is the default program it doesn't show the right icon
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04 Aug 2014   #6
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

does the file load correctly with the right program when clicked ??
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04 Aug 2014   #7
avismile10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

no i had to change it back manually
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