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Windows 7: Desktop Icon for Software incorrectly displayed

08 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Desktop Icon for Software incorrectly displayed

Hello, I'm having a bit of trouble with a desktop icon that is displaying incorrectly.

Basically when the shortcut is placed on the desktop, the shortcut icon is displaying a different icon that what it should, however, if I then drag the shortcut into say, a folder, the shortcut icon is then correct.

I have tried:

Deleting the Thumbs.db
Deleting the Icon Cache & Restarting
Re-installing the Software

This is only apparent on one of my windows 7 machines, on the other three machines I have the problem does not occur.

I appreciate any help given.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2013   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64

Is it one icon in particular or is this a recurring problem ?
You can manually set the icon for the shortcut after you place it on desktop
right click>properties>change icon
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 64bit

It is one icon in particular, The correct icon is displayed when viewing the properties > Change Icon settings, it is just not displaying it on the desktop as expected.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

08 Jan 2013   #4

Win7 Ultimate X64

Can you post a snip of what your looking at and what you want or think it should look like
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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