UPDATE: With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft changed the rules of the game: the icon cache is no longer stored in the IconCache.db file described below. aksah my pc problem is related to icon .sugggestion from your side is applied but not getting solution. I used the explorer.exe trick, worked like a champ! Thanks! http://indowebglobal.com/windows-7/how-to-fix-administrator-problem.html
Zod @Gezere Dipamo. Highzombies 5,958 views 2:36 How to restore your default file format and icons (Windows7) - Duration: 5:36. Reply Lucian says: 27 March 2011 at 22:14 For me it didn't work... November 12, 2007 ANton hi im anton my computers icons go missing a few minutes after i log into my main profile on the computer there is no start, no icons,
July 19, 2007 karthik Try going to start > type command prompt in the search box > And then Type regsvr /u shell32.dll The icons should start working fine after that. Sign in to make your opinion count. Windows Vista Network Notification Icon Problem Started by Spadezfurry27 , Jan 11 2008 11:55 AM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 Spadezfurry27 Spadezfurry27 Members 9 posts
Thanks! September 25, 2008 Matt Thanks flabdablet, for NO reason my icons disappeared and even in the submenu "Show desktop icons" was ticked. August 3, 2010 peteb my desktop icons are not missing but some of the logos on the icons have changed and do not appear in the icon list help please August Desktop Icons Changed Windows 7 Type in explorer.exe and click OK.
If not ... Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 Well, probably not, but it really did make my day. In addition, I cannot run certain control panel functions like system or network. http://www.winability.com/repair-windows-desktop-icon-cache/ After a while I right-clicked on it and chose to delete it.
June 25, 2008 MissingLink Works gr8, thx July 7, 2008 Vivian THANK YOU SO MUCH July 7, 2008 Rob That made it so easy. All Icons Are Same In Desktop ( How To Repair It) Even in 2013 this came up big. Thanks to the host for providing ability to post and share here ;^) Cheers, TwoHawks Reply Snakefoot says: 28 February 2010 at 15:12 TwoHawks wrote: Couple points, and here’s the deal… So I restarted it in safe mode, then did a restart from there, and they came up.
My problem is that I can't delet it, when I do windows tells me ''Cannot delete DRIVERS: Error while deleting key. How do I restore when these options are not available. Icon Cache Rebuilder View 3. How To Fix Icon Problem In Windows 7 Yes, it’s doubly stupid to bury it in a submenu.
please suggest. his comment is here Finally, select End Process from the menu: The icons on your desktop will disappear, but don't panic, they will be back in a minute! 4. Nothing else worked on mine, as far as regedit fixes, etc. December 8, 2011 Musti I found the solution after i wrote :) In Home Edition, right click on the My Computer icon from Start Menu and choose "Show in desktop". Iconcache.db Missing
It could be because of a third party element that is rewriting the registry key "Max Cached Icons" - Widcom Broadcom BlueTooth Drivers have been known to do this. VG ^^ Please post the full path of that key first before deleting it. I have been trying for two days to get them back. http://indowebglobal.com/windows-7/help-on-vista-32-hp-oem.html Plz sir help me in this problem VG ^^ Check point 25: http://www.askvg.com/all-kinds-of-restrictions-for-windows-2000-xp-2003-and-vista/ Muhammad Imteyaz Ahmad Hi!
STEP 4) Hit Apply and then Ok. Desktop Icons Missing Windows 7 I just glanced up and saw Matts comment so I tried that. Yes, this is a deeply stupid option.
Hit the link for instructions on how to kill out the options yourself, or download a registry hack that does it for you. Reply Lydie says: 27 May 2013 at 22:16 After trying all the methods in the post without success, and reading through all the comments and trying several solutions mentioned including the The preview shows the correct icon [but with a black outline. Restore Desktop Icons Windows 7 Restored my Recycle Bin icon in a few seconds.
If not, follow the other suggestions. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). It worked. navigate here I can see the icons on the taskbar but not my desktop.
thank you October 17, 2010 Brian Dear Sirs, Thanking you in anticipation. you saved me 3.9 GB of space. Thanks again. Thanks man.
You can run explorer.exe from "Run" in the file menu options. need my network icon back!! This is pretty frustrating. September 25, 2011 Kelly I tried to find the registry edit in my start menu and can't find it.
Thanks February 24, 2011 Rebecca This absolutely saved my life. Make sure all your applications are closed whenever you run this. Now here's a dilly of a pickle! If you don't see the IconCache.db file right away, don't worry, it will appear after you log off and log back on to (or restart) Windows.
After a restore of the installer folder the and a restart of explorer.exe (terminated ad re-executed from task manager), every icon was back in place. December 20, 2009 Tim WOW! May 14, 2008 Rosalyn Waldron Missing the system icon for network activity on the lower right taskbar in Vista. I have 2 Win 7 pro systems.
June 10, 2010 Ramesh Kumar My LAN (Ethernet/NIC) Card is not working so how can i findout that my LAN card is faulty or otherwise. Now I can stop tearing my hair out! Please help?