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20 Jan 2010   #1
jaxupra

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 Icons

I have installed Windows 7 on my Laptop (2 GB of RAM), and it works fine except for various icons. Not only do they not appear in the start menu and taskbar, but some, including MS Office 2007, don't even show with their .exe files. Any suggestions?
(I deleted the iconcache file and restarted, but no luck.)
Thanks.


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20 Jan 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Maybe this will help

Icon Cache - Rebuild

How many Bits? If you have 64, 2GB ram, not really enough.

It helps us to help you when the system specs are completed.
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20 Jan 2010   #3
jaxupra

Windows 7
 
 

32 Bits. I updated my info. I did the rebuild, no luck.
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20 Jan 2010   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

but some, including MS Office 2007, don't even show with their .exe files.

Not sure what you are saying here. Where are you not seeing the .exe file extension? Have you gone into Folder Options and unchecked Hide extensions for known file system types? Should also select Show hidden files, folders and drives.
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21 Jan 2010   #5
jaxupra

Windows 7
 
 

The extension shows, but the Program Icons don't, not in the Program Files Listing, nor the Start Menu, nor the taskbar pinned or not.
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21 Jan 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Hopefully, I found your problem

Go to search, type in customize start menu

Go to start menu tab.

Make sure the two boxes are checked.

For task bar type customize task bar.

The rest is self explanatory.



Hope this easy change works.
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21 Jan 2010   #7
Fart

7 x64
 
 

7 x64 here n actually i'm havin the same problem ...

richc46 Which 2 boxes ?
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21 Jan 2010   #8
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Your icons are most likely missing because they were stored in:

C:\Windows\Installer\{GUID}

If a software deletes these folders icons will be missing.

See my posts in: https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/51078-microsoft-icons.html#post474320

I added a ZIP file with the Icons for Office 2007 in the above Thread.
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21 Jan 2010   #9
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fart View Post
7 x64 here n actually i'm havin the same problem ...

richc46 Which 2 boxes ?
Fart Just do this go to search

type customize start menu

You will see a box with tabs, click on start menu tab

At the bottom you see privacy, with two boxes make sure they are both checked

Then type customize icons on task bar

Then it will be self explanatory. In task bar there are no boxes to check, you just set up what you want
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