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Old September 26th, 2006, 04:23 PM
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Red face PC Icons not visable

The best way I know how to explain this is show you. See the E: drive icon in My Computer. Not visable. Like there is an error seeing what it is. I can open it fine. Just wondering if there is another problem that maybe is causing this that I have not seen yet.

Help and Support, Search and Run are the same in the picture below.

Any help would be great. Thanks!! Cheers, Brad
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Old September 26th, 2006, 05:38 PM
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To try the easiest thing first, navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\Your User Name\Local Settings\Application Data and delete the "Iconcache.db" file there.

Reboot, XP will rebuild the file and that may solve the problem.
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Old September 28th, 2006, 03:15 PM
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Still the same. Didn't work. Anymore ideas????? Help
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Old September 28th, 2006, 03:59 PM
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Old September 28th, 2006, 05:29 PM
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The next thing to try is to increase the icon cache size.

Click Here to open a Kelly's Korner page.

Scroll down to line 121 and in the left-hand column, click on "Increase Icon Cache" to download a small .vbs file. If your antivirus alerts you, don't worry. The file is safe.

Once it's downloaded, double click it to run it. It'll prompt you to log off and back on for the change to take effect.

That file makes a registry change, increasing the icon cache from the default (probably 500) to 12,000.

If you'd rather do the registry edit manually, instructions are on this page.

See if that works.
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Old September 28th, 2006, 05:54 PM
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Nothing....you see at the very top at the snapshots I did before? Well now...as I mean since this morning the recycle bin on my desktop looks the same way. Ah!! Looks the same way. Strange

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