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Windows 7: Windows 7 weird folder icon display

02 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows 7 weird folder icon display

Hi everyone,

I'll ask you not to judge my English because I'm French but I think you will understand me.

So, I recently had an icon display bug, according I modified some files in my System32 folder (I replaced old files by newer ones using my original Windows Install disk) and since I've got this icon problem.
Here is a screenshot:

That's what I see when I put some files in a folder. I tried sfc /scannow unsuccessfully, IconCache.db deleted and regenerated, everything that could be found on the internet.
Can someone help me to fix this problem ?

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03 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 10 Pro

Unfortunately you tried already what I would have suggested. Have you tried a repair install?

Repair Install

This will preserve your files and programs.
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03 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well, if it is my last choice, I'll just have to do it, I guess.
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03 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 7

Good morning Sparkk, I have not come across your problem but before you do anything else try the following two bits of software - adwcleaner and superantispyware Do not be tempted to pay for the second one because all you will get is automatic updates. I have had very good results from both of them, good luck.
From Keith in Derby England.
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