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Windows 7: Icons Messed Up


04 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Icons Messed Up

I installed AlienGUIse and it said it worked with Windows Vista so I thought "Backwards compatibility, so it should work with Windows 7!" And I downloaded it. I applied Alien Invader theme and it messed up all the icons and made folders completely inaccessible.
So I changed the theme to a Windows Vista theme to try to revert back to the windows 7 theme which worked completely except now the icons for shortcuts show a big white piece of paper instead of the regular little arrow. I tried to find some fixes but none of them really worked.
Some places told me to find the icon cache, delete it and restart my computer but none of them really told me where it was.
If anyone knows a fix, please help me out here.
Thanks!

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04 Jun 2010   #2

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello DaShwimp,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Try this: Icon Cache - Rebuild

Hope it helps.

Gary
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04 Jun 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garysgold View Post
Hello DaShwimp,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Try this: Icon Cache - Rebuild

Hope it helps.

Gary
If that doesn't work, also try Brinks tute on Thumbnail cache:

Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

A Guy
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05 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

The best thing to do is a system restore to a date before you installed it.
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05 Jun 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

I tried both methods and neither of them worked. Thanks for the suggestions, though!
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