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Windows 7: Corrupted .exe icon, help please!

23 Jul 2010   #1

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Corrupted .exe icon, help please!

Hi guys. I have a great problem. When I select an exe icon, here's what happens:

I tried rebuilting the icon cache and using your regs for restoring file types icons, but nothing What can I do? It's soooo ugly :S

Thank you for the help

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23 Jul 2010   #2

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

You could try this: Repair Install
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23 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7

Sorry, but I would like to not reinstall, if that's possible
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23 Jul 2010   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

You can try running the System File Checker (SFC)

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Or manually change the icon type

File Extension Icon - Change Default Icon

A Guy
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24 Jul 2010   #5

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

Just run the reg entry

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