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Windows 7: Please Help. Icon problems on desktop and in documents.

10 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Please Help. Icon problems on desktop and in documents.

Ok so I have been having issues with my icons for programs in my documents and on desktop resetting back to that little white piece of paper with boxes on it. Im on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Just wanted to know if there was a fix. (mostly happening with .exe/shortcuts) Any pros out there! help.

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10 Jul 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I'm no Pro but I know of one. See if this is what you are looking for.
This works if you have a clean system.
Icon Cache - Rebuild
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