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Windows 7: Desktop shortcut icons showing up as missing images

04 Jul 2012   #11

Windows 7 32 bits

PB completely solved! Same issue as Alfie94 !

Thank you for your prompt and judicious aid.

The repair solution on-site update I liked as a last resort,
but I finally got to solve everything, ie:
-images of icons missing on desktop
-images of icons missing in exploring
-Blue screen crash when right click on a partition.
-slow explorer.exe

Solution that worked with me:
I went in -> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ explorer \ Shell Icons
A sub-type REG_SZ key 29 was empty.
I gave the value C:\Windows\System32\shell32.dll,29

Well, that's all!
Glad to get out of the PB properly.
And thanks again for your help​​.
Thank you Alfie94 !!
Thank you Sir George !!

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29 Jun 2015   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks a lot Mircow!
That fixed my "-images of icons missing on desktop" problem.:)

Would not have thought of that in a million years!!
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