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Decrease icon size - Apply. Always make a back up before changing anything or go in and make a date in system restore just in case. it worked for me as i did exactly what is said above. Changing the icon size & then back again did the trick. http://aurdev.com/windows-10/icons-missing-but-space-shown-where-they-should-be-in-taskbar.html

It was set to open in Windows Picture and fax, but had an MGI Photosuite icon. It seems to be slightly different to most asked about here. JOIN THE DISCUSSION (2 REPLIES) Got Feedback? August 13, 2010 rhonda well i cant do this cuz ….

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Here's a good example of the problem… almost all of the folders under my picture library are showing the Windows Media Player icon. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. very much.. |:-) Reply Sreejith says: 15 July 2011 at 17:52 yo it worked.......... I then copied the location/folder (i.e., C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat) displayed in the address bar.

Also, when this happens, trying to change any existing icon of a desktop shortcut with one from the shell32.dll file results in an error stating that "the shell32.dll file does not Locate the iconcache.db file. I also chose to back up the Iconcache.db (copied its position to another HDD) but did not delete/rename it like the Task Manager solution suggests (Stop/restart explorer.exe). Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 You can follow him on Twitter if you'd like.

Same problem, XP Home, after a convert from FAT32 to NTFS. Rebuild Icon Cache Windows 10 November 17, 2009 Randy I use Vista home preum. General Discussion File icons missing in windows 7ok so i have noticed that with applications that require an install theres no icon its just the default missing icon file as shown http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/4174/fixing-when-all-thumbnail-icons-show-the-same-or-wrong-image/ If one or more iconcache files are still listed, it means some applications are still running in the background.

R Reply Lars says: 1 October 2009 at 16:02 Recreating the icon-cache file by deleting it worked for me on an XP SP 2 box - thanks for the great info! Rebuild Thumbnail Cache Windows 10 Sometimes the icon cache gets out of date, causing icons to display incorrectly, or even go missing. Having to retrieve all possible icon images from hard disk and to render them dynamically can consume lots of system resources. Simple.

Rebuild Icon Cache Windows 10

I need some help plz or do i just make a new account? Other times it appears as the broken icon. Icon Cache Rebuilder Tried the fix here, but didn't work. Blank Icons Windows 10 I do not know how to fix it.

My questions are: 1. news I was having this problem with Windows XP -- some icons in the start menu were broken along with some on the desktop. This thumbnail can show up on some other folder whether I just created it, changed contents, it was there for a while or had a different manual thumb. Sergey Tkachenko You are welcome.CategoriesAndroidArticlesC#Classic ShellCursorsDropboxEmailFirefoxGiveawayGoogleGoogle ChromeHardwareInternet ExplorerLinuxMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft SurfaceOperaScripts and tweaksSkyDriveSkypeSoftwareTelegramThunderbirdUncategorizedVivaldiWallpapersWinaero TweakerWindowsWindows 10Windows 7Windows 7 ThemesWindows 8Windows 8 ThemesWindows 8.1Windows 9Windows AccessoriesWindows BlueWindows File ExplorerWindows soundsWindows ThemepacksWordpressYoutubeTags3D Abstract Animals Bing Windows 10 White Icons

I owe you one. How did I manage to solve this issue? Thank you very much! http://aurdev.com/windows-10/sistray-icons.html Your solution to this problem in Vista was by far the most clear, easy to implement and effective that I came across.

Reply Ian says: 15 November 2008 at 16:02 Hi My C Drive Icon has gone not the icon just the picture i have tried all of the above and none work Iconcache.db Missing You can run a full disk cleanup if you want, but if you just want to quickly fix the problem, scroll down until you see Thumbnails and make sure that one Press the Win+R keys together on your keyboard to open the Run dialog.In the Run dialog type %localappdata% and press Enter.Your local app data folder (C:\Users\\AppData\Local) will open.

can anyone help me or is it meant to be like that?

I purchased a new Dell computer (Windows 7 Home Premium... All worked well until a few months ago. Thanks a lot & Happy New Year to everybody ! Windows 10 Start Menu Icons Blank Reply someone says: 30 May 2009 at 0:17 here are a couple things to do.

Award BIOS F13 Memory 16GB Corsair Vengance DDR3 @ 661 MHz Dual Channel (9-9-9-24) Graphics Card EVGA NVidia GTX 560 1024MB Sound Card Realtek Integrated Monitor(s) Displays Dual Samsung SyncMaster 2494HS All without any luck.Thank you very much for any suggestions or help that you could offer.Rich Solon Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Missing or Incorrect Reply Iudith says: 27 December 2009 at 9:04 Hello all, My machine is WinXP SP3 and sometimes some of the icons are garbaged, always the same ones, namely: - the MyMusic, check my blog Image - TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting General Discussion incorrect icons showing when customising taskbar iconsHi everyone, I'm having another complete nightmare problem on my brand

If it doesn't find one, it'll check the executable file and scan the application directory. WT is my favorite tool.I recommend in the next update, u[...] Shyam Thanks Sergey! STEP 1) I made sure I created a restore point and backed my registry. Smallvoid.com Home About Articles Links Forum Rebuild icon cache to fix incorrectly displayed icons July 4, 2003 by Snakefoot | 61 Comments The icons used in Windows are saved in an

But was incomplete. I decided to share my fix with everyone so I'll try to explain it here. Reply LeToine says: 11 April 2012 at 12:35 Thanks a lot for the "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Iconcache.db" trick. x64 CPU Intel i7 860 @ 2.80 GHz O/C'ed to 4.0GHz Motherboard Gigabyte P55A-UD3R Rev.1.