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Windows 7 disappearing icons

1. Restart the computer in Safe Mode and check whether the problematic icon can display normally. Please tell me the result.

2. If the icon can display fine, you can perform a Clean Boot to avoid incompatible third party programs.

3. Reset Desktop icon cache


a. Click Start, and open Computer.

b. On the Tool bar, click Organize and choose Folder and Search Options.

c. Click the View tab, and check to select the Show hidden files and folders option, and click OK.

d. Then, enter the following directory:

C:\Users\(User Name)\AppData\Local

e. Find the IconCache.db file, and rename it as IconCache.db.old.

f. Close the window, and restart the computer.

What’s the result?

Comment please.

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