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I moved them back, and boom, fixed. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Vista Forums General Discussion Icons on shortcuts gone generic and My start menu icons are intact, it's only the desktop icons that are affected. Regards Daniel My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... weblink

Create a REG_SZ (string value) called "Max Cached Icons" (omit quotes but include the spaces) 3. It's not as simple as clicking on them and pressing Delete, though: those files are still in use by Explorer, so you can't just delete them normally. To repair Icons: Open up "My Computer" and navigate to the "C:\Windows" directory. The first way is pretty easy though and it looks like you have multiple icon choices.

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Loading... i.e. I right clicked the generic shortcut icon and chose "Open File Location". I tried this method before and pretty sure it is not the permanent fix for missing C:\Windows\Installer\{91140000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE} If you open windows explorer and browse your document files.

Was this answer helpful? Press the Print Screen key (PrtScn) on your keyboard. 2. Friday, December 11, 2009 3:37 PM Reply | Quote 3 Sign in to vote I had a smaller version of the same problem: only the excel and word icons were shown Fix Corrupted Icons And Shortcuts In Windows 7 use explorer, go to the drive where program data files are stored.

Is that what you want to appear next to the file name? Right click on the file and select properties then change the open with option to some other program like Adobe then restore back it to Microsoft Office Excel. The problem is still there. Maybe there are different solutions to this problem, but here's what worked for me: I went toHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons.

You need to increase the cache size and this should get rid of corruption: 1. Desktop Icons Blank Windows 8 Navigate to the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer 2. Navigate to the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer 2. When I rightclick on my desktop and select new shortcut, nothing happens.

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I saw it from this link http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-11244-microsft-word-icon-is-gone Here is what it stated for those who do not want to follow the link. Friday, January 21, 2011 5:12 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Got this idea from an ino7 post. 1. Desktop Icons Blank Windows 10 You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Rebuild Icon Cache Windows 7 I have tried three or four different fixes, none of which work, and I don't want to dl a third-party program. (These icons are not shortcuts, and I am unable to

Reply With Quote October 21st, 2011,11:32 AM #2 SpywareDr View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage VirtualDr PC Specialist Join Date Apr 2005 Location Maryland, USA Posts 17,283 Did you try have a peek at these guys Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:09 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=51FD184CE863990B#cid=51FD184CE863990B&id=51FD184CE863990B%21373 Idon't know how to change back the Microsoft Word icon to look like the normal one! Bump it to 4096 (4MB) or more, I do 8192(8MB).(edit: you won't actually see a default value as this will be a newly created string, I meant to say it is Windows 10 White Icons

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I used system restore back 2 days ago which I'm sure had no problems then and the icons are still missing. Windows 7 Blank Icons Proposed As Answer byMartaDeliaa few seconds ago Report As Abuse Spam/Advertising Profanity Inappropriate/Adult Content Off Topic/Irrelevant Posts Other Term of Use or Code of Conduct violation Now press the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys simultaneously, and choose “Sign off.” Sign back in, and any out-of-date or missing icons should hopefully get repaired or re-created.

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Proposed as answer by Matias Borgeaud Saturday, April 16, 2011 11:28 AM Saturday, April 16, 2011 11:28 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I tried everything published without What's New? The only drawback is that the issue will come back as soon as you uninstall it. How To Fix Icon Problem In Windows 7 Loading...

I tried right clicking on the Google Earth icon andnoticed that something akin to a GUID was inserted in the icon path when I clicked the "Change Icon" button. If I try to change the desktop icon it will work only for that shortcut but the icons in the "all programs" pop up still have generic blank icons and greyed Kundan Bhattarai 50,718 views 2:09 Make shortcut files back to its original file - Duration: 3:23. http://hamlookup.com/windows-7/lenovo-downgrade-windows-8-to-windows-7.html The default value is way too low(500).

Edited by coefficients Sunday, November 28, 2010 2:01 AM formating fix Proposed as answer by SergSlim Tuesday, February 08, 2011 7:12 PM Sunday, November 28, 2010 1:59 AM Reply | Quote Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Got this idea from an ino7 post. 1. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Fix Corrupted Icons and Shortcuts in Windows 7 8 or Vista iPodAppsWeekly SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe1,0671K Loading... Note: It is crucial you choose the most recent installer folder SINCE it was deleted, as this will contain the largest number of files you will end up needing at some

Navigate to the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer 2. You need to increase the cache size and this should get rid of corruption: 1. I had problems with icons of Skype, uTorrent, AIMP2.... The only other useful bit of information was to increase the Max Cached Icons as posted by CrunchyChewie: 1.

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https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=51FD184CE863990B#cid=51FD184CE863990B&id=51FD184CE863990B%21373 Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:50 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote All the fixes mentioned above are not really going to fix the problem. Navigate to the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer 2. lunch the tool it will remove everything that belongs to office. 4. CCleaner apparently will do this, though I don't use CCleaner and I'm experiencing the problem.