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Windows 7: explorer , open exe without icon , is it normal?

03 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
explorer , open exe without icon , is it normal?


i did notice that when i click on open an executable the open icon is empty

i guess it's odd

my windows 7 is original

i added a screenshot and a red arrow


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03 Apr 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

See if this tutorial will help Open Application Toolbar and Context Menu Icon - Fix
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03 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Actually, I think it is normal. In the sense that that's the way it works out-of-the-box on a new, clean machine. I think that the tutorial linked to above describes how to apply something more akin to a "patch" to get it to work like one might expect.
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