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Hey,
thats my problem:
after uninstalling iconpackager all icons of *.lnk and theire *.exe's are changed to "standart icons"

as you can see here:

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the problem is only at *.exes i think... and at theire *.lnks
and when i change the icon to another one.. it runs... changing it back to the "original" then the "standard-icon" reappears...

in the iconpackager FAQ, i found this:

My Icons will not return to the default state after Icon Packager is uninstalled

Please re-install IconPackager then select 'Restore all Icons' in the tools menu. Then select 'Restore all Cursors.' Finally, select 'Rebuild Icon Cache.'


but it doesnt help...
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This is a list of steps you can run through to help with this

You may want to decide whether you will keep the icon programme before running these

You can check for an improvement after running
sfc /scannow then after each step until you have run through them all, if necessary


Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, all the files in the folder will now be highlighted, right click any file, click delete, a box will appear asking if you want to delete all the files, confirm the delete then reboot

Open the CD ROM Drive used to install Windows, insert the XP CD but leave the drawer open. Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, then close the CD ROM Drive drawer, You will get a blue progress bar, after the bar goes, reboot. This will check for and replace missing or corrupt system files.

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

This will take an hour, it will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this.

When it gets to the desktop, the system files and the hard drive will be as they should

If no change

Please go here to repair your operating system

Repair XP

If you are unable to run Repair XP

Alternate XP Repair Guide

Use the last one - Windows Installation CD to repair the current installation, which uses a slightly different method

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

After running the repair it will be necessary to install all Windows Updates
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You might want to use the XP restore function and restore from before you installed Icon Packager!
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after doing this:

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, all the files in the folder will now be highlighted, right click any file, click delete, a box will appear asking if you want to delete all the files, confirm the delete then reboot


the system was even worse ... it rebooted automatically... i used a restorepoint (in save-mode) and then it said "The file or folder C: is damaged - Run chkdsk /f"

i did that under the winxp console in "dos-mode" and now its the same as before.. system runs.. but no icons :tazz:
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The earliest difference would not happen until you had run sfc /scannow

You should move on to repairing XP
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Ok.. now i did this:


Open the CD ROM Drive used to install Windows, insert the XP CD but leave the drawer open. Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, then close the CD ROM Drive drawer, You will get a blue progress bar, after the bar goes, reboot. This will check for and replace missing or corrupt system files.

after reboot... system rebooted automatically after hmm i think 1 minute... (everytime)

then it wasnt possible to

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.


so i switched into the repair-console in "dos-mode" ... after running chkdsk /f /r i rebooted and then... auto-reboot again.. and again...

so i used a repair-point i made before... now i'm here again :tazz:
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What do you get if you just boot from CD ROM Drive to run XP Repair
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sry... but at the moment i dont have time to lose all drivers etc...

but i'll test later
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Boot the PC and keep tapping the delete key until it enters set up, look for boot priority, set it to boot from the CD ROM Drive then the hard drive, press F10 key to save changes, type Y to confirm, make sure the XP CD is in the CD ROM Drive, press enter and it will reboot, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter then continue with XP Repair

http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html
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