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You can read about them here.X Smallvoid.com Home About Articles Links Forum Rebuild icon cache to fix incorrectly displayed icons July 4, 2003 by Snakefoot | 61 Comments The icons used 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 Links die sometimes. –gronostaj Aug 14 '13 at 13:49 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote two suggestions from another site (the first worked for me - I had orange THANK YOU... his comment is here

Someone can help me… Thanks, Menghong January 20, 2010 Angelo Grotticelli My problem was resolved. Very annoying that 3rd party applications modifies those registry settings for the Windows Explorer. Nov 17 '12 at 3:27 1 Several times... from a land down under - Sydney, Australia.Lewis wrote:> The Hard Disk Drive Icons in the "My computer" folder changed from an> XP look and feel to a Win 98 look http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/customizing-your-icons-in-windows-xp/

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hope it can help you too. D: Recovery (Incorrect icon) E: SD (SD is short for SansDisk? Click "Apply changes" button.

  1. It turned out to be the connection. –Fergus Nov 22 '12 at 4:43 it seems really hard to believe that a faulty connection could cause only certain files to
  2. How did I manage to solve this issue?
  3. Icon files are usually in .ico format.
  4. I recreated the folder {90140000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE} in C:\Windows\Installer and copied those 4 files from C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14.
  5. As for the ShellExView, I followed your instructions and disabled them, but it didn't work.
  6. Your lovely icons will be back.
  7. But to really get the most out of the new operating system, you’re going to need a guide.Thankfully, Windows 10: The Missing Manual will be there to help.
  8. click it and the click the rebuild icons button on the dialog to the right.
  9. If so, then re-enable the service.

I also tried using TweakUI and sometimes it worked, but the last time it worked only AFTER a reboot (when the problem existed before and after the reboot). I'm on Win 7 Ultimate 32bit. In order to save some HD-space, a couple of days ago I was clever enough to delete the C:\Windows\Installer folder, assuming that there was only junk from previous installations! Folder Icons For Windows Xp Free Download It isn't a problem with the files I'm using - just buggy as all hell.

solved Sony hard disk Drive not shown in disk management but showing up in my computer? Windows Xp Icon Pack October 20, 2009 Marceezy what is that vista-like skin you have in place of the boring blue October 30, 2009 Jill I am in a sticky situation. Then I went to my computer, tools, folder options, file types. http://smallvoid.com/article/windows-icon-cache.html Now restart the computer.

It depends on the driver I think, but most SATA drives show up as removable in windows, even your system disk. How To Change Icon In Windows Xp If not, Google it. 06-17-2006, 12:31 PM #3 2005 TSX Honda-Tech Member Thread Starter Join Date: Jul 2001 Location: Southern, CA Posts: 985 Re: My drive icons On the 'OK' one I have folders containing all my custom icons. Close down all explorer.exe processes using the Task Manager (Or else it will create a faulty file at logoff) 3.

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I'm running XP Home Version 2002 with Service Pk 2 Please help me Reply Geoff says: 24 February 2009 at 14:40 Great works and very concise instuctions Thanks Geoff Reply MajorV this file is used for the autorun feature on cds but will in some cases get copied to the hard drive. Windows Xp Icons Download Any ideas Reply TwoHawks says: 28 February 2010 at 9:56 Hi All, I find there are many people still struggling to sort out a solution for the Icon Cache related issue Icontweaker Windows Xp I created a folder called SoftGrid, then copied the Icon Cache folder.

Should be my DVD Drive and show the CD/DVD drive icon) F: Smartmedia (Incorrect label and icon) G: MS/MS Pro (Incorrect label and icon) H: Removable Disk (Generically labeled, incorrect icon) I did manage to change them to something I like, but whenever I reboot, the icons revert to the standard generic look. I appreciate the time you took to put this article up! I've deleted the old IconCache.db but no new file was created :(( Reply gopimano says: 15 May 2011 at 4:57 Thank you I got what i wanted.. Windows Xp Icons For Windows 7

New most of this stuff already. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Get downloadable ebooks for free! The labels were still incorrect, but I was able to change them in the registry.

Reply Vinicius says: 7 July 2009 at 5:30 Mandei meu PC p/ formatar, qdo voltou fui ver se havia perdido algum arquivo... Windows Xp Icons For Windows 10 if i try to open those application it shows the window to choose an application to open that file … can any body give solution for this…? Instead, I unpinned Word, created a new shortcut to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\WINWORD.EXE (your path may vary) in my start menu, launched that, and pinned that to the task bar.

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AnonymousJun 15, 2005, 1:37 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)"Lewis" wrote in message news:[email protected]> The Hard Disk Drive Icons in the "My computer" folder changed from an XP > Also, when this happens, trying to change any existing icon of a desktop shortcut with one from the shell32.dll file results in an error stating that "the shell32.dll file does not I needed to do it via registry editing instead of doing it from the control panel for specific reasons (irrelevant here). Windows Xp Icons Location Reply Martin says: 5 June 2010 at 9:48 Increase icon size - Apply.

Modified by 2005 TSX at 1:50 PM 6/17/2006 06-17-2006, 04:43 PM #4 FifthGearOnline Honda-Tech Member Join Date: Sep 2001 Location: Minneapolis, MN Posts: 5,969 Re: My drive Alas, the funny thing is, many programs get their icon cache from there! Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. I don't think there's an easy way to correct that.

ecah time the uinstall window opens up, "Please wait while setup prepares necessary files." the closes 2-3 seconds later. –Oztaco Nov 17 '12 at 3:50 add a comment| up vote 1 Suddenly, i can't recall when it happened, Adobe Acrobat & Acrobat Distiller shortcuts icons in the start/program folder showed as Generic icons.

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