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Windows 7: Overlay on desktop icons

28 Feb 2009   #1

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit
Overlay on desktop icons

Overlay on icons

Why has my icons on the desktop acquired an overlay and how to get rid of it.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit

Hello wysiwyg...

Never seen that one before!
Does it happen only on the desktop? If so, you might have tweaked desktop.ini.... Did you unhide all files/folders and deleted the 2 desktop.ini files on the desktop?

Try opening an elevated command prompt and type:

sfc /scannow

and let it do its system files check and repair if necessary.

Post back results.

Hope it helps
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2009   #3

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit

Overlay on desktop icons-capture2.jpg

All OK

My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Feb 2009   #4

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit

Overlay on desktop icons-capture3.jpg
Used Ultimate Tweak to replace shortcut arrows, logoff then logon, overlay gone, so use Tweak again to remove arrows, logoff and logon. OK

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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