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IONx64

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Hello friends,

 

I have such stupid problems today, i pinned my desktop shortcuts to the taskbar to make my desktop free and after that pinned shortcut on taskbar got strange different shape. why? what is problem and how to correct it?

 

Thanks in advanced.


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What do you mean you pinned the shortcut to the task bar? Also, what do you mean by it looks strange? What OS are you using? Please take a screenshot and upload it so I can see what you are talking about.


Edited by ProgramGeeks, 31 October 2014 - 10:18 AM.

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I cannot upload screenshots because i deleted them. my desktop was full with shortcuts for example chrome, mozila , MBAM and etc, so i decided make my desktop free and i pinned them on taskbar below alongside of start symbol. i use windows 7 x64. after i finished pining some of them changed shape of their icons, for example MBAM icon became something different style like unrecognized shape.


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When you pinned the short cuts, you ran the program then right-click > pin to taskbar?


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Hi IONx64. Have you tried to rebuild the icon cache?

 

To Manually Rebuild the Icon Cache using the Command Prompt
1. Close and save anything that you are working on. This command will kill explorer and restart the computer when completed.
 
2. Open an administrative command prompt in Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
 
3. In the command prompt, Copy and paste each command line below exactly as is one at a time and press enter after each command.
 
WARNING: The last command will restart the computer, so be sure to close and save anything that you are working on first.
 
ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache
taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F
DEL "%localappdata%\IconCache.db" /A
shutdown /r /f /t 00
 
4. The IconCache.db file has now been rebuilt.

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i will do as u told me above and will let u know results. thanks.


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Good luck. Please report back.


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