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Windows 7: Program Icons Vanishing

29 Aug 2010   #1
iRHardcore

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 
Program Icons Vanishing

I turned on my laptop one day, to basically come across the same issue with numerous programs.

It's not just programs though, files which are related to a program with the problem have also been changed.


As you can see in the image attatched, a lot of programs have had their icons removed.. Thats not even 1/4 of the programs affected.


I'm pretty desperate for a solution to this, seeing as it looks silly as well as it being annoying.


So please, help.





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29 Aug 2010   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

That's normal. If you still need to fix it. go to C:\Users\(User Name)\AppData\Local and delete the iconcache.db file. Then restart your PC.
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29 Aug 2010   #3
iRHardcore

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
That's normal. If you still need to fix it. go to C:\Users\(User Name)\AppData\Local and delete the iconcache.db file. Then restart your PC.

It's normal? It's been like it for some time now :/
I've tried doing that with the icon cache.. and it's not worked.

Thanks anyway man.
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29 Aug 2010   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

You are looking inside the Programs and Features menu. When I see this folder in My Computer, I see no icons on half of the items.
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29 Aug 2010   #5
iRHardcore

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
You are looking inside the Programs and Features menu. When I see this folder in My Computer, I see no icons on half of the items.

It's also the same in th start menu folders and if I pin a program to the taskbar, there is no icon there either.

There's also no icon if I send the program to the desktop to create a shortcut

EDIT: The only reason I thought of doing it there was because you can see numerous programs at once there haha.
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29 Aug 2010   #6
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

That's weird. Try doing a Repair Install
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29 Aug 2010   #7
iRHardcore

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 

Sounds like a perfect idea, although I didn't get a Windows 7 installation CD due to a friend installing it for me..
Any other ideas you can think of? ^^
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