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soccermandude

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Shortcut Icons issues...
« on: December 16, 2006, 05:40:13 PM »
Hey everyone, recently all my icons on my desktop and in the start Menu have disappeared (except a few such as iTunes and MSWord).  I can't figure out what happened.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2006, 05:48:58 PM »
Welcome to Computerhope soccermandude. ;D


Have you tried right clicking on the desktop screen...when you get arrange icons...click Show Desktop Icons ? :-?
« Last Edit: December 16, 2006, 05:49:57 PM by street1 »
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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2006, 05:51:19 PM »
Sorry I said that wrong, all the real icons have disappeared so instead they all have the same icon.  Its the icon when windows doesn't recognize a program, I don't know how to describe it.

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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2006, 09:59:47 PM »
There is a program called 'TWEAK UI' for windows XP.

It may help you but,I am not really familiar with it.....

Haven't used it before.

Someone else will post soon. :-?
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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2006, 12:03:35 AM »
I believe your talking about the "unknown file" icon

are any of these icons a shortcut, is the program it is looking for in the proper directory.?

have you deleted any files lately?

When did this start? what anti-virus-spam have you used/runned?
« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 12:06:14 AM by fat_basterd21 »
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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2006, 04:45:43 AM »
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There is a program called 'TWEAK UI' for windows XP.

It may help you but,I am not really familiar with it.....

Haven't used it before.

Someone else will post soon. :-?
Indeed.
Get TweakUI from here, and go to Repair --> Rebuild icons --> Repair now to restore all icons.
Hope this helps.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 12:29:44 PM by Calum »

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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2006, 10:47:01 AM »
FB-Anybody Home? Think, McFly! Think! ;D

This is corrective criticism friend.

runned ain't a word but, ain't is.

run'ran'running'


have runned' :-? ;D

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« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 10:49:55 AM by street1 »
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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2006, 10:57:25 AM »
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There is a program called 'TWEAK UI' for windows XP.

It may help you but,I am not really familiar with it.....

Haven't used it before.

Someone else will post soon. :-?
Ineed.
Get TweakUI from here, and go to Repair --> Rebuild icons --> Repair now to restore all icons.
Hope this helps.

Thank You Calum. :D

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« Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 11:04:44 AM by street1 »
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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2006, 12:31:27 PM »
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Quote
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There is a program called 'TWEAK UI' for windows XP.

It may help you but,I am not really familiar with it.....

Haven't used it before.

Someone else will post soon. :-?
Ineed.
Get TweakUI from here, and go to Repair --> Rebuild icons --> Repair now to restore all icons.
Hope this helps.

Thank You Calum. :D

I was laughing about how Microsoft Lists something then...Disclaimer. ;D


Note: We take great care to ensure that PowerToys work as they should, but they are not part of Windows and are not supported by Microsoft.

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No problem.
I use TweakUI myself, it's pretty useful.
And yes, the way M$ lists Powertoys is quite funny.
I think they were created by independent programmers not for M$, and then M$ bought the programs and hosted them on its site.
Something like that?

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Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2006, 03:34:51 PM »
"runned" is a word depending on what part of the country you are in, and so is "gooder" wich is "more better" than "Good"
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    Re: Shortcut Icons issues...
    « Reply #10 on: December 17, 2006, 03:36:14 PM »
    Please post as much information about your computer, operating system, and problem as possible, what happened prior to problems, etc. Too much info is OK, too little is pointless! Don't just say "My computer doesn't work. What's wrong?"

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    « Reply #11 on: December 17, 2006, 03:54:36 PM »
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    "runned" is a word depending on what part of the country you are in, and so is "gooder" wich is "more better" than "Good"

    So even though( betterestin'of'um'all) is a singe word the way we talk to
    our friends.......we are expected to work on our grammar while responding
    at this great site.

    I spell wrong and punctuate stupid some times.I have a 9th grade education.

    Wich in our language is half of a sandwich.

    If I didn't have PeckerWood for my conscience I would do (badder)worse.

    I still enjoy your posts and the 'hey there buddy'way we get along.

    So don't pull a Smackdown on me ,or I'll tell on you. :-? ;D ;D ;D

    Only place I could find your movie Fat_Basterd21.

    http://cannonballers.blogspot.com/2006/07/get-in-my-belly.html
    « Last Edit: December 17, 2006, 06:00:33 PM by street1 »
    Sorry,The USA has ruined the language The United Kingdom loaned us. We do our best not to type gibberish. I Hope you can forgive us.