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Windows 7: desktop icons gone after update

30 Mar 2010   #1
johnnyrocker

windows seven
 
 
desktop icons gone after update

i aqm not sure if this is the right place to post this issue, if i am wrong i apologise, after 28 updates today my desktop icons have no picture per se ie they are all like programme files but task bar unaffected help would be appreciated


johnny


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30 Mar 2010   #2
derekimo

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Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome johnnyrocker,
See if this tutorial helps you out,
Icon Cache - Rebuild
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31 Mar 2010   #3
johnnyrocker

windows seven
 
 

thanks for your help unfortunately neither options one or two did not work so did not try three, also how can i get it to open full size all the time please?
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31 Mar 2010   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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You might want to see if this will help,
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Also what isn't opening full size?
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31 Mar 2010   #5
johnnyrocker

windows seven
 
 

each new page to open, especially links

sorry i tried the command prompt to be told i must be an administrator to run it which i am
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31 Mar 2010   #6
derekimo

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Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnnyrocker View Post
each new page to open, especially links

See if these threads help you with that,
Open new window in full screen?

IE Window size memory?


Hopefully that will help you out, Did you get your icons fixed?
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31 Mar 2010   #7
johnnyrocker

windows seven
 
 

sadly no i am in trouble there as well
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31 Mar 2010   #8
johnnyrocker

windows seven
 
 

again no help there either
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31 Mar 2010   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnnyrocker View Post
sorry i tried the command prompt to be told i must be an administrator to run it which i am
You might want to download and run a full scan with malwarebytes to make sure you haven't got any nasty stuff going on there.
Malwarebytes

Does your account have administrator written under it like this below?

You could also create a new administrator account
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...nts.html?ltr=U
to see if that will allow you to run the sfc /scannow.


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01 Apr 2010   #10
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Try METHOD II from this link Icon Cache - Rebuild - Vista Forums
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