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Windows 7: icons on desktop are gone text is still there & start menu doesn't ope

06 Jun 2015   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Check whether this helps All Icons without any images, only text !! -Solved

EDIT: I did not find Shell Icons folder in my registry. May be it will be there in your case if you had anytime meddled with some tweaking software to alter the characteristics of the desktop icons. ( I don't meddle )

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06 Jun 2015   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Hmm, none here as well, I also checked Wow6432Node address as well, since OP in the solution thread had 32 bit win7. It's not there either. Very nice find though Jumanji. Same as what OP has described here.
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 icons on desktop are gone text is still there & start menu doesn't ope

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