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flowingfire View Public Profile Find More Posts by flowingfire 20 May 2010 #4 kucing13 window's 7 1,909 posts bermuda triangle my solution is simple .. Some shortcuts can display the incorrect icons. dragging to trash gives same result (cant be done, cant be found) yet its there! I copied all those icon images into a new file in My Pictures. check my blog

Mel June 3, 2008 Tom Ed- Yes, I tried restores back as far as I had on the machine… none of them changed the desktop at all. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number ASUSTek Inc. up vote 11 down vote favorite 1 All of a sudden, my Microsoft Office files have the generic file icon, and it happens with Powerpoint and Word, but not Excel. damn near EVERYTHING and this was the ONLY method that solved my broken icons.

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What did I do wrong and how can I remove them? On a number of systems, we have seen that the Start Menu shows blank/empty white icons for desktop shortcuts.You are here: Home » Windows 10 » Fix broken icons and reset What did Darth Vader mean by “There’ll be no one to stop us this time.” Who had “stopped” Vader—or the Empire—previously? You guessed it, they contain program shortcuts.

Also, you could try using the Windows Install Clean up tool. How to say "Getting/experiencing through different situations" How can a Bulb has "20% more light than another one with same specs? But now I want to delete it and it won't let me. Desktop Icons Blank Windows 10 I can live with this, but it seems odd, and I'd like to know that I haven't done something wrong to cause this.

Though apparently this did the trick, I wonder if it's not the registry that is somehow referring to the wrong location instead? –Arjan Feb 8 '15 at 10:13 yes, was very fast and easy once I learned how to navigate the linux os, but the friend that let me borrow his linux cd, I no longer see since graduating high If the cache ever gets corrupted, Windows displays wrong icons. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages.

As for the ShellExView, I followed your instructions and disabled them, but it didn't work. All Icons Are Same In Desktop ( How To Repair It) Ans I use Iconoid to keep my icons where i put them. Can you help me? For example, two identical icons for Google Earth, two for Nero, etc.

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Rebooted to Vista and it was gone! https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/14281-white-paper-icons-start-menu-apps.html Deleting one gets rid of both! Microsoft Office Icons Not Showing Correctly Windows 7 My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Microsoft Office Icons Missing Windows 7 See my second update; this should solve the problem. –bwDraco Nov 27 '12 at 20:44 @leaf68, are you online? –bwDraco Nov 30 '12 at 2:51 | show 1 more

any help would be gratefully recieved thanks June 10, 2007 Ed I have the same icon problem…icons from website are blank when I send them to the desktop…HELP! http://cdhca.org/windows-7/how-do-i-remove-other-icon-in-my-computer-windows-7-x64.php RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek Hide Desktop Icon Text on Windows 7 or Vista Some icons are just obvious enough that nobody should need text below If I unlock my taskbar and drag any of the blank icons back to the desktop the icon shows again.I don't get it… October 25, 2007 stimps matt (sep 13) on share|improve this answer answered Feb 25 '14 at 21:05 Dean 111 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I assume your system might be infected by some Spyware which has Icon Cache Rebuilder

My user account is not shared. I tried using ShellExView, and there were only two that happened on a date close to when the icons went crazy, and they were both on that date (Nov 15), but You can download this from Micorsoft.com….just go there and do a search for Windows Install Clean Up. news If this doesn't work, I suggest uninstalling Office and reinstalling.

If there is no x64 Unlocker now, just hang in there, sooner or later they will catch up, just like everyone else is doing. Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... The time now is 15:06. {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets

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Thanks for your prompt response! You might need to do so from the installation DVD if you have deleted the cached installation files (which are quite large). Published 02/17/07 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (128) Comments (128) February 17, 2007 Doug Nelson I tried this on a folder on my desktop, and it worked. Desktop Icons Changed Windows 7 TweakUI for XP used to be able to do that.

Ecobee3 vs. BE ADVISED…If you turn off the UAC then you loose all those icons that you changed….Vista is full of trade offs…lets hope sp1 isn't far behind and microsoft fixes these problems! Not quite. More about the author Now restart the Explorer shell or log off and log on again.You are done with the first method.

That being the case there is a simple rule you need to learn - You unistall programs, you do not delete them. The second method—I should probably rearrange them—uses the program itself to associate its file-types. Have you tried that? Just right click on your desktop and you will see that the default icon setting is "medium"….change the setting to "classic" and you should be fine.

And I can't delete the folder, either. Also, is there a way to make the name show when you hover your pointer over the icon? share|improve this answer answered Aug 28 '13 at 2:45 Guest 1 3 could you elaborate your answer what need to be repaired,the user can see lot of programs there –BlueBerry I can open the files just fine, and I tried restarting my computer, creating new files, clicking F5 on the desktop, turning off my Windows XP theme patcher, and none of

windows-7 microsoft-office icons share|improve this question edited Nov 26 '12 at 0:11 asked Nov 15 '12 at 1:24 Oztaco 5654932 I suspect your registry is hosed. –Daniel R Hicks share|improve this answer edited Feb 8 '15 at 10:12 Arjan 22.9k95799 answered Feb 8 '15 at 7:03 postdan 311 1 I am not on Windows, but I'd say it's weird I then tries to press the delete button but it said that the file was unable to be located and it couldn't be removed from the desktop. April 19, 2008 scott hi i did something late last night and now every time i create a shortcut on my desktop it appears twice and if you delete one it

Register Windows 7 Forum Forum Windows 8 Forums General Support Strange icon-like thing appears on desktop Strange icon-like thing appears on desktop 27 Jan 2015 #1 Philip Goddard View Profile View You sound a lot like me, I don't like any left-over mess on my computer either, otherwise I will also fuss with it. Search User Find More Posts by Renoxzor Find Threads by Renoxzor 04-01-2012, 06:45 AM #7 Fuzzball_7 Join Date: Apr 2011 Reputation: 0 Posts: 19 I found a solution General Support Work Group Icon randomly appearsSo every once in a while when I boot up there is a work group icon on the desktop which I cannot delete.