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please help - missing internet explorer icon (desktop)

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by geta1984, Sep 19, 2004.

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  1. geta1984

    geta1984 Thread Starter

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    the IE icon that's normally on my desktop is gone.

    the "icon" and words are there, but its a default windows icon becuz it cant find the right one.

    awhile ago i installed sumthing called style xp that gives all these cool themes to xp....once i deleted the program, and one of the themes, the icon was gone.

    in my start menu, the regular icon is present. justnot on the desktop.

    i believe this problem is related to the themes thing becuz when i copy/create a shortcut to the ie icon on the desktop, the shortcut uses the same default (wrong) icon. when i riteclik on the shortcut + go 2 properties, and try to change icon, a msg instantly pops up and sez "windows cant find 'the path to "internet explorer.ico" that lies in an old deleted theme folder .

    thanks for reading.....please help me, the computer is not mine :(
     
  2. Saga Lout

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    This icon should be in C:\Documents and Settings\your name\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quicklaunch.
     
  3. geta1984

    geta1984 Thread Starter

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    but how do i get the original ie 'button' to realize the normal location ofthe icon.....with a shortct, u can click 'change icon'....u cant do hat with the original.
     
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