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Windows 7: old desktop problem

05 Sep 2009   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
old desktop problem

windows desktop does not refresh correctly of course i cannot install this fix

but it is the same problem

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05 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by falcon2000eg View Post
windows desktop does not refresh correctly of course i cannot install this fix

but it is the same problem
This hotfix is for Vista not for Windows 7 thus you couldn't install this hotfix.For 7 you have to wait undefinitely time.

Try reset thubnail cache Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset +restart

If this tutorial no help try reset thubnail manually -it strange but probably Disk Cleanup only empty cache files don't remove these files completetly thus clearing manualy cache files are more credible.

Run system in safe mode,navigate to C:\Users\<your account>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer

and there you'll find 6 *.db files ->remove them + restart.System re-create these files after restart
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05 Sep 2009   #3


I briefly experienced a problem witht he desktop not refreshing. Detailed here -

May or may not be applicable to you.
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