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Solved: Icons look weird

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by goldielocks, Feb 14, 2005.

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  1. goldielocks

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    The ones on the desktop are fine. But when u go to start they all look like they have been partially erased. Did virus-scan and adware scan. Windows Me :confused:
     
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    Windows ME keeps a cache of your (desktop) icons, and sometimes it gets a little garbled. You need to get Windows to load fresh copies into the cache. Right click a blank spot on your desktop, and select 'Properties' from the pop-up menu. (Or click Start>Settings>Control Panel and click the Display icon.) Click the Effects tab. Find the box "Use large Icons", and click it (whether or not it is checked) then click apply. Your icons will ripple and change size, but will become the correct ones. You can repeat the process to put the icons back to the original size.
     
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    Thank you so much for the help and it did solve the problem.
     
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