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No, create an account now. We have had that here before. (my own system included) Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top ScottW Posts: 6609 This post has been reported. Followed your instructions, and found icons to suit my purpose and install new desktop icons. All that's good, but I don't know what I did to change things, and I still have the Google G for my CygerClub icon. http://www.5starsupport.com/xp-faq/1-97.htm

So, I had been thinking about where these little icons are stored when I remembered that Windows has an icon cache. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones I got a popup wanting to create a rollback folder I didn't think about it long enough and hit yes.

Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top ScottW Posts: 6609 This post has been reported. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Hi Charlie. Get downloadable ebooks for free!

Select "Show Hidden Files and Folders" 5. Please try the request again. Which major solar system body could most realistically be artificial? https://www.eightforums.com/general-support/15451-desktop-icons-change-appearance.html Now I'm going to do as you suggested, then I'm cutting my fingers off.

This opens the standard "Change Icon" window we've looked at a couple of times already. Computer Experience: Still learning. I just wanted to make sure that we are talking about the same thing. Reboot for effect.

Charlie, I know exactly what you are talking about. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/13631/customize-your-icons-in-windows-7-and-vista/ Did Apple not originally allow anyone to develop software for the Macintosh? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. This should rebuild the Iconcache.db file and may correct the icon problem.

I think this happens after restarting, but I'm not sure what program prompted me to restart. this content Put it somewhere you know you won't delete it first, or make the ICO file hidden. How can I fix it to see the normal behavior ( one line below the picture) ? Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Click the one you want and then click "OK." Here, we're changing the icon for this folder to a red one to make it stand out more. Once you do so, you can head to Properties and change the icon as normal. Miz, #9 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google weblink Also, have you ever downloaded and installed any 3rd party Themes as they often cause icon problems.

Just right-clicking a pinned app shows you the app's jumplist. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. Is Pathfinder feasible without players knowing the rules?

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Which browser are you using and how do you create the desktop shortcuts? In the Properties window, on the Customize tab, click the Change Icon button, find a design you like, select it, click OK. Can I watch Battlestar Galactica 2003 without knowing the original 1978 series? Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody

Anyone have any other suggestions? lehatche, Aug 6, 2010 #9 Tufenuf Joined: Jul 28, 2007 Messages: 2,461 lehatche, Go to the link below and scroll down to line 166 right colum and download the "Add Icon Scott, I just changed themes - from Vista Basic to Windows Classic, then back to Vista Basic and - lo & behold, I got my Rabbit Head icon back, and all check over here Yesterday I changed my default browser to Google, and reset my desktop appearance to Windows Vista Basic, and my screen resolution to 1600x1000, and I got the correct, original (real) Amazon.com

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. surferdude2, Aug 5, 2010 #8 lehatche Thread Starter Joined: Jul 26, 2004 Messages: 668 Thank you for help. RELATED ARTICLEHow to Change the Icon for a Certain File Type in Windows Unfortunately, there's no built in way to do this in Windows. WindowsBBS.com is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations.

lehatche, Aug 5, 2010 #1 Sponsor Nick Tompson Joined: Jul 12, 2008 Messages: 410 By "default" do you mean the generic icon that is shown when a file cannot be For full access please Register.