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Windows 7: My desktop icons do not show their default image (Adobe PDF)

08 Jun 2015   #1
hadrian9637

Vista Home Premium 32 bit SP2
 
 
My desktop icons do not show their default image (Adobe PDF)

This is a general query to those in the know; my desktop icons are showing images of their contents (actual pictures vs. default icon) or the text of the document that the shortcut points to.

This has been happening for a while now, but I can't reset them to their default icons.

Can anyone explain this to me AND possibly suggest a fix / reset procedure to help me fix it.

Jon in Ottawa.


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08 Jun 2015   #2
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi you could try rebuilding the icon cache Icon Cache - Rebuild
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11 Jun 2015   #3
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Try in Folder Options-View-check "Always show icons, never thumbnails".
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11 Jun 2015   #4
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

I see thread is marked solved could you tell us what solved your issue
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