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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sgooch, Mar 26, 2004.

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  1. sgooch

    sgooch Thread Starter

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    I'm having problems viewing the icons on my computer.

    What do i mean you say...

    We'll i first noticed it in my Favorites in Internet Explorer.(not the drop down Favorites)

    I have a bunch of folders there and the little folder icon doesn't show up and neither does the IE icons next to website names.

    Other places i have this problem is when i try to create a shortcut to my desktop for an application. None of the items are indicated with a icon next to them.

    I hope i made sense. If i didn't reply. i wrote this ina hurry.. have to goto work...
     
  2. cybertech

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    Did you turn on/off an option to see icons? Seems I've read this somewhere.

    At any rate if you don't figure it out post your OS in your reply.
     
  3. sgooch

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    I havent turned them off that i am aware of. Running XP SP1
     
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    OK, I'll see if I can find something or perhaps someone else will chime in. Just to be sure you have shortcuts or links but no icons, correct??
     
  5. sgooch

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    Yes that is correct.
     
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    TweakUI did not fix my problem.
     
  8. sgooch

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    When i ran TweakUi all it did was refresh my icons on my desktop erasing the icons for some web pages i had on their to the default internet icon.
     
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    No cybertech TweakUI just removed the custom icons for a few webpages i had saved on my desktop back to the default icon for a webpage. That is not a problem. No Big deal. Do this...

    Right click on desktop and select new>shortcut.....

    When you browse through that menu does your harddrive have the harddrive icon... and your folders have a folder icon... and different application have their icons... because im pretty sure they are supposed to... Mine Don't.

    This also happens in my favorites in Internet Explorer. No icons show up for webpages of folders.

    This probably occurs in other areas of my computer aswell i just havent found them yet.
     
  11. sgooch

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    Lemme show you what i mean:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Dan O

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    What?

    I am not sure what else to try, but maybe someone else will if you can provide more details.
     
  13. sgooch

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    dont you see that the icons are missing to the left of the favorites?

    comp and photoshop links should be folders and have folder icons next to them. All the rest should have a webpage icon next to them.

    Like this:
    [​IMG]

    if the pic isn't showing up. try here
     
  14. cybertech

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    OK I see what you mean now, but I have no idea how you found that "feature" in xp.

    :confused:
     
  15. sgooch

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    what feature? I just want the icons back. like they should be.
     
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