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Superimposed desktop icons

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by MayMJ, Dec 5, 2001.

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  1. MayMJ

    MayMJ Thread Starter

    Dec 5, 2001
    The program folder icon is superimposed over the shortcut icons on the desktop. I've tried everything I can think of to remove the program icon, but to no avail. The shortcuts work normally. It is just difficult to read the shortcut icon with the program icon over the top of it. How do I remove the superimposed program icon?
  2. brianF


    Dec 2, 1999
    have you tried windows explorer, select the desktop at the top of the menu, can you see the icon in the right hand menu and delete it.
  3. RT


    Aug 20, 2000
    Hello, MayMJ!
    Welcome to TSG!

    I'll tell you right off the bat, I may not be able to help you solve your problem, but I may be able to help the ones that can help you, just by asking for a little more information.

    Could you tell us what program icon you refer to?
    And it may help to know what computer you have, with what OS and so on....

    Detailed information can help TSG help you! :)

    OOps!, sorry brianf, didn't see you before...
  4. Mosaic1


    Aug 17, 2001
    Is the arrow missing? The wrong icon may have mistakenly replaced the shortcut arrow.

    If so try this:

    Download TweakUI and go to the repair tab. Choose Rebuild Icons from the drop dropdown menu.

    You can download TWEAKUI here. Install it and then go to control panel to find it.

  5. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Dec 9, 2000
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