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Windows 7: Help with Icons On Desktop After Win 7 Install

16 Nov 2009   #1
MarieN

windows 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a 64 bit notebook
 
 
Help with Icons On Desktop After Win 7 Install

Well I installed windows 7 home P upgrade over vista Home P. All is ok but some of my desktop icons like Yahoo, Myspace, FB, are white pieces of paper with a small fold top right and the icon is in the middle and real small..Any fixes for this?


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16 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

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Right click, go to properties, and look around for change icon. You may have to use the tabs on top to find it, but it is there. Let us know what happens
Richard
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16 Nov 2009   #3
MarieN

windows 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a 64 bit notebook
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Right click, go to properties, and look around for change icon. You may have to use the tabs on top to find it, but it is there. Let us know what happens
Richard
The Yahoo, Google, FB etc icons are not in there...
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16 Nov 2009   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You can try going to your windows.old folder. Click on computer>, c:> windows.old.
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16 Nov 2009   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Try the 'fix' that Shawn gave me: Internet Shortcut - Vista Forums
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16 Nov 2009   #6
MarieN

windows 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a 64 bit notebook
 
 

Not working!
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16 Nov 2009   #7
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Have you rebooted yet? If not, see if that will bring the icon back
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16 Nov 2009   #8
MarieN

windows 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a 64 bit notebook
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Have you rebooted yet? If not, see if that will bring the icon back
Oh yeah..I installed win 7 yesterday..I have FF and IE 8 so I was just playing around with IE 8 and made a short cut for FB and it worked full size..Now I went to do it again with Myspace and it was small
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16 Nov 2009   #9
toughbook

 
 

Get rid of FB and Myspace and you wouldn't have that problem! JK
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16 Nov 2009   #10
MarieN

windows 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a 64 bit notebook
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by toughbook View Post
Get rid of FB and Myspace and you wouldn't have that problem! JK
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