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Windows 7: Folder icons appear blank, help please

04 Nov 2009   #1
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Folder icons appear blank, help please

After installing and removing a couple of folder icon editors, my folders icons in browse are all messed up. They look like blank white squares. How can I fix things back to normal? In the 2nd screen is the top-left most icon supposed to look like that? Thanks for the assistance.

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screen 2

Update: solved


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04 Nov 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nabilalk,

You might see if doing OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may help.

Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

Plus, downloading and merging the folder .reg file in this tutorial.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 Nov 2009   #3
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Nabilalk,

You might see if doing OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may help.

Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

Plus, downloading and merging the folder .reg file in this tutorial.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thanks for the links Brink. I don't have a Shell Icons entry in the registry. I have Shell Folders ShellExecuteHooks, ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers, and ShellServiceObjects

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons

Is that normal?
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05 Nov 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Nabilalk,

That's ok. OPTION TWO in that link was only if OPTION ONE had been done to change the default Folder icon.

Go ahead and download and merge the folder .reg file in that other tutorial link to see if it can restore it for you after a restart.
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05 Nov 2009   #5
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Nabilalk,

That's ok. OPTION TWO in that link was only if OPTION ONE had been done to change the default Folder icon.

Go ahead and download and merge the folder .reg file in that other tutorial link to see if it can restore it for you after a restart.
That fix worked, thanks!
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05 Nov 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Nabilalk.
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