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Dwayne Austin

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    Can't change desktop shortcut Icons.
    « on: April 06, 2010, 07:15:26 AM »
    Hi I just recently installed Windows 7on my computer.  I am trying to personalize the desktop and had downloaded a few icons for my shortcuts and changed them with no problem.  When I shut down the computer and rebooted the next day these icons were gone and just left the generic icon .  I cannot change them back. When I go into change icon off the properties tab It shows that its changed but on the desktop it is not.  Any ideas on the problem and how to fix this.

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    Re: Can't change desktop shortcut Icons.
    « Reply #1 on: April 06, 2010, 07:17:52 AM »
    Are you clicking "Apply" ? ?
       
     
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      Re: Can't change desktop shortcut Icons.
      « Reply #2 on: April 06, 2010, 11:38:49 AM »
      Yes I am clicking apply.

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      Re: Can't change desktop shortcut Icons.
      « Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010, 03:53:07 PM »
      When you change the icons are you re-freshing the desktop? I doubt this is the issue but we have to start somewhere.

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        Re: Can't change desktop shortcut Icons.
        « Reply #4 on: April 08, 2010, 06:36:27 AM »
        the first night I shut down and started up in the morning the icons were gone and I could not even re change them.  The next day I tried again and they would change.  I shut down again that night and they were gone again the next morning but again would change.  the third night I shut down and the next morning they were still there so it looks like whatever the problem was it righted itself but I have no idea what it was.  I will post in a couple of days for an update.