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Windows 7: Why do some desktop icons keeping shrinking?

14 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Why do some desktop icons keeping shrinking?

For some unknown reason, a couple of my desktop icons keep shrinking. When I started up my notebook this morning, AGAIN another icon shrunk. This happens even when I haven't started anything---I just signed on to Windows.

I've attached two jpg's. The first is a snapshot of my desktop icons before I signed on this morning, the second is after.
Why do some desktop icons keeping shrinking?-desktop-0.jpg

Why do some desktop icons keeping shrinking?-desktop-1.jpg

P.S. The icon come from the file located in C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll

Anyone else having this problem?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Jerry,

You might see if rebuilding the icon cache may help if it had gotten corrupted.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional


Thanks for your reply. I rebuilt the icon cache and it seems to have worked.

I am setting this as solved.

Again, thanks.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

14 Jun 2011   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Jerry.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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