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Windows 7: Icons randomly messed up.

09 Jul 2012   #1
dragondemonlord

Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit (SP1)
 
 
Icons randomly messed up.

All of a sudden when i booted my computer the icons got messed up like this.



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09 Jul 2012   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Start off following this thread: Icon Cache - Rebuild

Also do a sfc /scannow after that and reboot when prompted
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09 Jul 2012   #3
dragondemonlord

Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit (SP1)
 
 

Ok i tried the icon cache rebuild and i am now running the scan
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09 Jul 2012   #4
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Keep us posted.
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09 Jul 2012   #5
Arc

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Let us know ... what is the third party disk/registry cleaner you do use ?

If those suggestions fail, try reinstalling those programs for which ou lost the icons, and stop using any third party cleaner (other than ccleaner) , if you use any.
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09 Jul 2012   #6
dragondemonlord

Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Let us know ... what is the third party disk/registry cleaner you do use ?

If those suggestions fail, try reinstalling those programs for which ou lost the icons, and stop using any third party cleaner (other than ccleaner) , if you use any.
I don't use a third party cleaner (lol i use ccleaner)
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09 Jul 2012   #7
dragondemonlord

Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Start off following this thread: Icon Cache - Rebuild

Also do a sfc /scannow after that and reboot when prompted
I have done the scan and restarted
the icons are not fixed and the boot screen returned to windows vista
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09 Jul 2012   #8
Arc

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Use Ccleaner with its default settings, got allow the clean to be aggressive.

What is the situation after rebuilding icon cache and running SFC ? Do you use adobe reader ? Is the icon for that program looking normal ?
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09 Jul 2012   #9
dragondemonlord

Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Use Ccleaner with its default settings, got allow the clean to be aggressive.

What is the situation after rebuilding icon cache and running SFC ? Do you use adobe reader ? Is the icon for that program looking normal ?
I still have the icon issue but now the bot screen is the vista boot screen

I use adobe reader x and the icon is just white
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09 Jul 2012   #10
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Reinstall all the programs those are changed their icons to generic ones. That would be easiest for you among all possible fixes.
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