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Windows 7: cd box on my desktop icons

22 Dec 2009   #1
dtownfresh

Windows 7
 
 
cd box on my desktop icons

All of a sudden these ugly box cd things popped up on my icons. The resent programs i installed where alcohol 120% and AVG free... these things are really pissing me off. I uninstalled both programs to see if they changed the icons but nope they didnt. Any setting i enabled or disabled to make this happen?




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22 Dec 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

Perhaps a System Restore will help.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan
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22 Dec 2009   #3
dtownfresh

Windows 7
 
 

Any other way than system restore?
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22 Dec 2009   #4
dtownfresh

Windows 7
 
 

I just did a restore and its still the same! anybody know how to solve this problem?
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22 Dec 2009   #5
antt

Windows 7 build 7100 x86
 
 

it looks like the shortcut overlay has been replaced by that cd icon. A tool like TweakUI (not sure if it works with windows 7) should be allow you to change the overlay back to the correct one.
This site has some info on how to remove the overlay, and the tool it links to may set it back to the arrow.
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22 Dec 2009   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

If you have a current system image, that will surely work. That is what I would do if my most current image were not too old.
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