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Windows 7: Icon Cache - Rebuild

26 Jan 2016   #260

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

You don't have to restart after using Icon Cache Rebuild. Mine disappeared along with my taskbar and nothing was happening, so I hit ctrl+alt+del, then start task manager. Next click "File" then "New Task (Run) and type: explorer.exe then click ok. All my icons were restored.

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27 Jan 2016   #261

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Michaell, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Restarting the computer is required to have the deleted %localappdata%\IconCache.db file recreated.
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05 Sep 2016   #262

Windows 8.1 Home x64

Can i do it in safe mode?
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05 Sep 2016   #263

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello f234948,

Yes, you sure can.
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05 Sep 2016   #264

Windows 8.1 Home x64

ok cool thanks for the reply Brink
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2 Weeks Ago   #265

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Thank you- it fixed mine

Thank you for the icon rebuild instructions.

I too was suffering from a never ending scan in Windows Explorer and icons with no pictures after I did a Windows update. Following the manual instructions posted solved my issue.
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2 Weeks Ago   #266

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Jerry. I'm glad it could help.
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