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Windows 7: Lost program icons...

27 Mar 2010   #21
Bladeforce

Windows 7
 
 

This happens to me quite regularly and its a complete pain in the rectum!! Office icons, messenger, pdfs seems to be a common problem here and quite worrying. I managed , just, to uninstall office and a reinstall gave my icons back cant be arsed with messenger as its crap anyway


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28 Mar 2010   #22
nihil

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SafiAmir View Post
Look i installed PHYZIOS studio, i have installed before also without any problems...
and the thing is if you look at the Windows Live icon only cross could be seen.
And reinstalling the pograms didnt help
The files like .pdf and .docx can be opened but no icons
Try booting into safe mode, then rebooting into Windows normally. See if that corrects the problem.
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28 Mar 2010   #23
SafiAmir

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vertex View Post
I agree with the others, this is gotta be a corruption in the registry. Tell us, have you used any installed stuff like registry cleaners????
No...
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28 Mar 2010   #24
SafiAmir

Windows 7 x64
 
 

MadMax u havent asked any Questions
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28 Mar 2010   #25
SafiAmir

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bladeforce View Post
This happens to me quite regularly and its a complete pain in the rectum!! Office icons, messenger, pdfs seems to be a common problem here and quite worrying. I managed , just, to uninstall office and a reinstall gave my icons back cant be arsed with messenger as its crap anyway
Really tiresome way...i will try this out
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28 Mar 2010   #26
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SafiAmir View Post
MadMax u havent asked any Questions
Try reading the thread again!
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28 Mar 2010   #27
SafiAmir

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SafiAmir View Post
ok, i installed a trusted pogram and this thing happend and the system restore sint working...
Do you have a registry backup from when all the icons were showing?
No i dont
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28 Mar 2010   #28
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SafiAmir View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadMaxData View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SafiAmir View Post
ok, i installed a trusted pogram and this thing happend and the system restore sint working...
Do you have a registry backup from when all the icons were showing?
No i dont
That's a real bummer. I know this won't help you right now, but always make regularly scheduled registry backups. Your not alone, most users don't, unfortunately. If I were you, I would try an OS repair using your Windows DVD, or the repair partition. I can't stand missing icons.
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29 Mar 2010   #29
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Hmm, this is a real stab in the dark, but maybe SFC /scannow might do something, possibly that program you installed that stuffed things up changes system files somewhere, and made them corrupt? Sound really stupid i know, but just see if it does any good.
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29 Mar 2010   #30
SafiAmir

Windows 7 x64
 
 

OMG i am loosing icons...Skype, 7zip, Bad Company 2...
Maybe i shall reinstall the windows
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