I am having a problem with my msconfig.exe desktop shortcut icon, for some reason, it is the only one in my many icons giving me a problem. I am following your tutorial, but I had a problem when I tried to download your Rebuild_Icon_Cache.bat file.
I thought this kind of weird as it is a .bat file which I thought Windows should be able to process. I feel comfortable going one of the other two ways, but should I be concerned that Windows is doing this? Actually noticed it came up as Rebuild_Icon_Cache.download
Maybe this is the problem. Just curious, as I am sure the other methods will work to get my icon back.
OK: now see if I can stump you on this one.
I got my MSCONFIG.EXE shortcut icon back, not with this tutorial but with this one: Shortcut - Change Icon
OK? Following me so far.
SO anyways, I go to the actual file location of the original msconfig.exe in the Windows>system32 folder, and the EXE file itself has a generic icon.
Funny thing is when I fixed the icon on the shortcut back using the change icon method, the original msconfig.exe file location was the source for the icon image itself. If it can be the source of the icon image for the shortcut repair, why can't it label itself (the .exe file )with the icon.
You can see I have the icon repaired on the desktop now, but the .exe itself is missing the icon it had and is replaced with a generic one.
This defies all logic as it spawned a replacement image from its own filepath
but fails to even display the same image. Weird.
The location of the icon replacement that worked was here, like this
Do you have any ideas?