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Solved: Shortcut Icons gone wild

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by ewirman, Dec 15, 2008.

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  1. ewirman

    ewirman Thread Starter

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    I think this is a Vista Problem. I do not know how this happened so please do not ask. As I was working all my shortcuts converted to 'get diz' links. Well I figure that one of them I knew was an Adobe Reader File (opens in Foxit) could be redirected. So I went to properties and changed it to Foxit. All links, desktop, menu, anywhere on computer were turned into links to Foxit. Now I can change it to other programs but why?

    I tried the safe mode to delete the IconCache.db and that failed to remedy the problem. Now I need help badly. All other Icons of folders and applications and actual file are OK --- just the shortcuts are messed up.

    Anyone, please.
     
  2. ewirman

    ewirman Thread Starter

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    Please read my post above and advise.

    Thank you.
     
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    THANKS JToast,

    That worked very smoothly.
    I'll try to pay it forward...;)
     
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