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Windows 7: Strange icons for shortcuts and files!

05 Aug 2011   #1
dagerman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 
Strange icons for shortcuts and files!

Help does anybody know why this is happening??!?




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05 Aug 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

What's strange there ? For changing folder icon,look this
Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

or

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon
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05 Aug 2011   #3
dagerman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StalkeR View Post
What's strange there ? For changing folder icon,look this
Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

or

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon
Thanks, but what do you mean you can't see what's wrong? Look at the shortcut icon and the defender icon.
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05 Aug 2011   #4
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

They are shortcuts or ? You may need to rebuild icons cache. Icon Cache - Rebuild

Also run a scan with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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06 Aug 2011   #5
Imperfect1

 
 

Are you talking about the overlay icon that is replacing the 'shortcut arrow' icon on the shortcut? If so, these tutorials might help:

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
Overlay Remover
Restoring the default shortcut arrow (for Vista, but probably works in Win 7)
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07 Aug 2011   #6
dagerman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Thanks!!!
Just one more thing...


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07 Aug 2011   #7
Imperfect1

 
 

dagerman, what might that "one more thing" be? We're not mind readers, after all. . . Please explain --- in words. Thank you.
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07 Aug 2011   #8
dagerman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Look at the defender Icon of the file.
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07 Aug 2011   #9
dagerman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

that usually happens on files that don't have a program to open them up.
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07 Aug 2011   #10
Imperfect1

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dagerman View Post
Look at the defender Icon of the file.
Again, what about it? Please explain, IN WORDS, what the problem is. We're trying to help you, but we're not mind readers. What exactly is the problem with the defender icon? WHAT usually happens when files don't have a program that opens them up?
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