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ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar

Q: ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar

I am using win xp home and have a problem that started a few weeks ago The ie icon is not bar shortcuts icon address not ie showing and in showing in the address bar and when I right click a webpage and make a shortcut for the desktop the icon used is no longer the ie icon When I right click the icon and choose properties change icon I can change just that one to the ie icon I also checked control panel folder options ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar file types and htm and html are both showing the ie icon I am not taling about special icons showing am saying just a generic icon shows for all ie shortcuts and in the address bar Usually I can go to windows ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar explorer and shift-right click any icon and choose open with and choose the program and check the box to always open with but I can not get any shortcut or htm html file to show the open with option can t get any shortcut to open that way I think if I could get that option then all future htm and html shortcuts would show the ie icon Any ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar suggestions nbsp

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A: ie icon not showing in shortcuts and address bar

Have you tried this?
To reset any incorrect files in the operating system in Windows XP do this:
Click on Start > Run and type in "sfc /scannow" (without the quotes) and Press Enter.
You will be asked to insert the Windows XP c.d.

The computer should reboot, if not, reboot and try it.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-icon-not-showing-in-shortcuts-and-address-bar.160364/
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Trouble is, as soon as I lock my taskbar, right next to the arrow that displays the eight items of my Programs toolbar in menu-form, one of the eight items is showing up as an icon, as if the other toolbar isn't close enough to the Programs toolbar in order to completely obscure the eight items.

Here's what I mean in graphic form:



It's bugging me to no end. Anyone else had this problem/resolved it?

A:Toolbar on taskbar should only be showing an arrow but is showing icon

Hello thewonkits, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I notice this happens when using small icons for a toolbar. If you like, you could unlock the taskbar, right click on the dotted separator line to the left of the two top far left toolbars (one at a time) click on View and Large Icons, then lock the taskbar to see if that may look ok to you. It will make the top row a bit bigger though.

Hopefully someone may know a better way to hide that bit of icon poking out when locked.

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/230380-toolbar-taskbar-should-only-showing-arrow-but-showing-icon.html
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A:White 'File' icon showing over top of normal desktop icon

Hello JingleJangle, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon got messed up somehow. You can use either method in the tutorial below to restore the arrow icon. Method Two is the easiest way with the program.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/108273-white-file-icon-showing-over-top-normal-desktop-icon.html
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A:Email address is showing different address than the real one

Okay, I figured it out. This is actually to do with settings on my iPad. The iCloud synching for mail needed to be off otherwise it defaults to the gmail account in a stealth attack from the big G.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/575584/email-address-is-showing-different-address-than-the-real-one/
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ever since my last factory restore my network icon shows i am in a local access only but i have access to the web like right now i am on this forum but my computer says i only have access to the not network icon taskbar right icon showing internal network i asked this question in the newsgroup and they said to make sure the services for the network were put down as automatic and that they were started this is the reply i got Double check to make sure that you have the have the Services quot Network Connections quot quot Network List Service quot quot Network Location Awareness quot and quot Network Store Interface Service quot set to Started and Automatic If these are not then it can cause the Network icon to not function properly http www vistax com tutorials -services html Hope this helps Shawn well he was partially right there was something not running and one of them network icon taskbar icon not showing right was manual but it still does the same thing hope someone can network icon taskbar icon not showing right help me also it seems to occur mostly when my aircard is connected it is pcmcia btw it is from t-mobile and i disabled the wifi antenna on the air card since my laptop already has one and it aircard wifi is being a pain because it is trying to connect even tho my laptop antenna is connected which it's why it is disabled edit my apology i wasn't aware that the newsgroup and forum where interconnected but the issue is still not fixed hope someone else has an idea

A:network icon taskbar icon not showing right

*bump* no one can help me further?

http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/179014-network-icon-taskbar-icon-not-showing-right.html
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Hi all

Got issue

I try to click on my icons on ky desktop and i get error

For example if i try open a web brower or icon it says

"The aplication has failed to start because its side by side config is incorrect please see the application event log or use the command line sxstrace.exe tool for more details. "

And if i click on mozila fire fox pop up says

"The item firefox that this short cut refers to has been changed or moved so this shortcut will no longer work properly. Do u want to delete this shortcut ? Yes or no"

Not sure wats happened i only started up my laptop

A:Icon shortcuts

Try using the file associations for .exe and .lnk(LNK) from here:
Default File Type Associations - Restore

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/333098-icon-shortcuts.html
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For example the Office Infopath 2013 is in fact 2 programs : InfoPath Filler and InfoPath Designer and Indeed ther are 2 shortcuts.But they are not detected by Oplytile so I have to point the program path to the Infopath.exe. The problem is that the tile created opens the Infopath Filler and not Designer which I inted to use more often.

So how should I proceeed in order to add to oblytile shortcuts list the above programs or maybe there is a way to make the Infopath.exe to open the Designer instead the Filler?

A:[Oblytile] why its not showing most existing shortcuts ?

First I've heard of this program, so had to download and play around with it for awhile. Really cannot find a use for it, and attempting to recreate your problem; well that just didn't happen. Truly sorry.

http://www.eightforums.com/customization/23186-oblytile-why-its-not-showing-most-existing-shortcuts.html
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On my second drive D:\ I want to create a shortcut in D:\Folder_1\ to open a file in D:\Folder_1\Folder_2\

But Windows converts the resulting relative address to C:\ drive, not D:\ drive

Am I tied to using a .VBS file as the shortcut trigger ?
- or am I missing something in my "Location" string-path ?
- or have I stumbled over a Windows bug ?

Location: ..\Folder_2\MyFile ... is auto changed by Windows to C:\Folder_2\MyFile cannot be found
- when I want D:\*\Folder_2\MyFile

D: is not a static drive letter.

Thank you

A:Shortcuts and relative address

There is a way for short-cut to open a particular folder directly.

If there is no folder icon on the task bar, then open the windows explorer.
You can select the folder whether in C: or D: drives, click and drag to the task bar.
It will auto create this Folder icon, if there is not Folder Icon on the task bar.
At the Windows Explorer, select any number of folders, by click on folder and drag to the Folder Icon.

To access directly, right-click on the Folder Icon.
Then select the folder that you want, and it will open directly on the folder.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/398840-shortcuts-relative-address.html
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I have a group of shortcuts in the Recent folder and I want to copy those shortcuts and convert the shortcuts into text showing the target where the shortcut points to. Is there any way of doing this?
 

A:Can shortcuts be converted to a text showing the target?

To find the target you can simply right-click the shortcut, and select Properties which will display the target already highlighted, click on Ctrl-C (to copy), open up a blank Notepad window, and click on Ctrl-v (to paste) in the Notepad window.

-- Tom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-shortcuts-be-converted-to-a-text-showing-the-target.466436/
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A:Shortcuts from "All Users" not showing in the start menu

Move them to the start folder in C:\Documents and Settings\<current user>\Start Menu\Programs

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/548449/shortcuts-from-all-users-not-showing-in-the-start-menu/
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A:Desktop shortcuts with no icon image

This tends to happen when the program, for whichever icon, updates to a newer version, i woudn't expect them all update at the same time thou?.

Roy

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/394547-desktop-shortcuts-no-icon-image.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/desktop-icon-shortcuts-all-the-on-win2k.391145/
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A:pin shortcuts to the firefox icon in taskbar

I don't run 32 bit but how about trying:
Navigate to C:\Program Files\Mozilla FirefoxRight click on "firefox.exe" -> Pin to taskbar

http://www.tenforums.com/browsers-email/34329-pin-shortcuts-firefox-icon-taskbar.html
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A:Removing UAC Icon from Program Shortcuts

Hello, what were you doing before this occurred,removing malware?
What is your Operating Sustem?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/454673/removing-uac-icon-from-program-shortcuts/
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A:Desktop icon removal-Not shortcuts

Hello Jakedog,

If you haven't already, you might check the tutorial below to see if it may help to remove them.

Desktop Icons - Add or Remove

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/242690-desktop-icon-removal-not-shortcuts.html
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So I checked the directory, and- (as you can see in the picture)
1.calculator shortcut is still there, but hidden in the start menu.
2.ms paint shortcut is removed.

So I googled for information and did what I could, I ran unhide.exe, anti-virus(avast), and anti-malware(malwarebyte), and I think my pc is clean, no virus or malware deteced. and calculator shortcut is still not showing.

I'm afraid if it's a sign of some remote manipulation from some trojan or someone.

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A:Pinned start menu shortcuts removed/not showing. (win 7)

Hello Juj, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The area in your Start Menu shortcut looks like "recent items" instead of "pinned programs". "Pinned programs" would be above another line above your "recent items".

If able to, what happens when you "Pin to Start Menu" these programs? Are they pinned to the Start Menu afterwards?

Start Menu - Pin or Unpin a Program to

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/258566-pinned-start-menu-shortcuts-removed-not-showing-win-7-a.html
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A:[SOLVED] All my flash drive files are showing up as shortcuts!

I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post my problem, if not please somebody tell me where to post it..

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f149/solved-all-my-flash-drive-files-are-showing-up-as-shortcuts-711745.html
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I'm gonna try to explain.
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A:Start Menu shortcuts lose icon?

Hello Aion, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You lost the icon in the Start Menu since you deleted that shortcut's source on the desktop. To keep the icon, you will need to either "move" the shortcut from the desktop to the Start Menu All Programs area, or pin the program's EXE file to the Start Menu instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/71421-start-menu-shortcuts-lose-icon.html
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A:Bug in shortcuts on windows seven? - Change icon not working

Hello Mark, and welcome to Seven Forums

Does the shortcut work otherwise?

If so, then you should be able to click on OK for the error message, then browse to the correct location of the exe file to be able to select the correct icon.

Shortcut - Change Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/220749-bug-shortcuts-windows-seven-change-icon-not-working.html
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A:Desktop non responding and Icon/shortcuts missing

Right click your desktop, click Arrange Icons By, and click on Show Desktop Icons.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/desktop-non-responding-and-icon-shortcuts-missing-139073.html
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Thanks in advance

DJ
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/388645/icon-shortcuts-in-start-menu-all-programs-gone/
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A:Shortcuts have Windows Photo Viewer icon

Hello Megalos,

If you like, download and merge the .reg file for the listed lnk (LNK) option in the tutorial below. It will restore the default associations and registry entries for shortcuts, and hopefully fix this for you.

Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

In addition, you might also rebuild the icon cache.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/30892-shortcuts-have-windows-photo-viewer-icon.html
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A:start menu apps shortcuts not showing change of location

I really would like to know what is going on here, please.
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Only four links show in the category folder here;

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1dqhx34op9...20001.JPG?dl=0

But look how many are in that actual folder;

https://www.dropbox.com/s/g1s7spgo3y...%20PM.JPG?dl=0

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/64039-start-menu-apps-shortcuts-not-showing-change-location.html
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For those looking, the solution is here:
Remove yellow/blue sheild icon from shortcuts

-Original post:
After upgrading from windows 7, some of my desktop shortcuts have this shield icon graffiti sullying their lovely visages. Can I remove these somehow?

A:Remove yellow/blue sheild icon from shortcuts

Would appear that you need Administrative rights to run those programs. I wonder if you could use a hack like the blank.ico trick for not having the shortcut "arrow" overlay on shortcuts, the way Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3 does.

http://www.tenforums.com/customization/10368-remove-yellow-blue-sheild-icon-shortcuts.html
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i have two accounts created in windows 7
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why?

A:Problem with shortcuts program icon in users account

In your own account, try rightclicking on the Program File's .exe to Send to Desktop.

It's likely that the program's installer writes the desktop icon to all User Desktops if it's installed for all users. But creating a shortcut in your User account should limit itself to your desktop.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/308246-problem-shortcuts-program-icon-users-account.html
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A:Desktop Icon Shortcuts for Word, Excel don't work

Welcome to the TSG forums.
Have you tried doing a system restore?
If you spend a bit of time browsing the forums you will notice that most of us recommend NOT using a registry cleaner. They can cause many problems. Much more than they help.
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vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/desktop-icon-shortcuts-for-word-excel-dont-work.859008/
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A:Desktop application shortcuts appear as adobe image as the icon?

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at this tutorial, which explains how to rebuild the icon cache: Icon Cache - Rebuild

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/219745-desktop-application-shortcuts-appear-adobe-image-icon.html
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Greetings I've been having this problem for several No problem; shortcuts Trash and USB .Trashes on icon desktop months and just can't get rid of it USB .Trashes and shortcuts problem; No Trash icon on desktop When I plug in any storage device USB stick iPod nano SD cards etc and open it all I see are shortcuts And Trashes folder always appears I can open folders and then access files in these folders but if a file is in the root of USB it will be categorized is unknown file and I won't be able to open it I use cmd command attrib -s -r -h X s d so that my computer shows me files but I have to do it every time And it USB .Trashes and shortcuts problem; No Trash icon on desktop just duplicates files and folders I also don't have Trash icon on my desktop I use Avast Antivirus and update it regularly When I scan USB drives it finds threats Trashes and few more It says it is a dropper and trojan virus Deleting doesn't help because it is all the same next time I plug in USB drive I tried formatting drives but it is still the same Here is a log DDS Ver - - - NTFS x Internet USB .Trashes and shortcuts problem; No Trash icon on desktop Explorer BrowserJavaVersion Run by Dujmenovic at on - - Microsoft Windows XP Professional GMT AV avast Antivirus Enabled Updated DB - F - A -B - A FD D Running Processes C WINDOWS system nvsvc exe C Program Files Alwil Software Avast AvastSvc exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support AppleMobileDeviceService exe C Program Files Bonjour mDNSResponder exe C Program Files Common Files InfoWatch CryptoStorage ProtectedObjectsSrv exe C Documents and Settings All Users Application Data DatacardService HWDeviceService exe C Program Files Java jre bin jqs exe C Documents and Settings All Users Application Data Mobilni internet OnlineUpdate ouc exe C WINDOWS system PnkBstrA exe C Documents and Settings All Users Application Data Skype Toolbars Skype C C Service c c service exe C WINDOWS System PAStiSvc exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C PROGRA ALWILS Avast avastUI exe C Program Files Google Chrome Application chrome exe C Program Files Google Chrome Application chrome exe C Program Files Google Chrome Application chrome exe C WINDOWS system wbem wmiprvse exe C WINDOWS system wbem wmiprvse exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe -k netsvcs C WINDOWS system svchost exe -k WudfServiceGroup C WINDOWS system svchost exe -k NetworkService C WINDOWS system svchost exe -k LocalService C WINDOWS system svchost exe -k imgsvc Pseudo HJT Report uStart Page hxxp websearch a-searchpage info pid amp r amp hid amp lg EN amp cc BA amp unqvl mStart Page hxxp websearch a-searchpage info pid amp r amp hid amp lg EN amp cc BA amp unqvl mWinlogon SFCDisable dword - BHO Adobe PDF Link Helper DF C-E AD- -A -FA C EBDC - c program files common files adobe acrobat activex AcroIEHelperShim dll BHO E DDE - B E- CE- B -DC BF F B - lt orphaned gt BHO Groove GFS Browser Helper - C - D -B F - BBC D A E - c program files microsoft office office GrooveShellExtensions dll BHO Java Plug-In SSV Helper BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - c program files java jre bin ssv dll BHO Skype Browser Helper AE - E C- ED - F B-F F A - c program files skype toolbars internet explorer skypeieplugin dll BHO Java Plug-In SSV Helper DBC -A - b-BC - C C C A - c program files java jre bin jp ssv dll mRun avast c progra alwils avast avastUI exe nogui mRun NvCplDaemon RUNDLL EXE c windows system NvCpl dll NvStartup dRun CTFMON EXE c windows system CTFMON EXE dRun RocketDock c program files rocketdock RocketDock exe dRun LClock c program files lclock LClock exe dRunOnce nltide rundll advpack dll LaunchINFSectionEx nLite inf C N dRunOnce ShowDeskFix regsvr s n i u shell uExplorerRun Windows Update c documents and settings dujmenovic application data microsoft avsic avsic exe -shell uPolicies-Explorer NoDriveTypeAutoRun dword mPolicies-Explorer NoDriveTypeAutoRun dword mPolicies-Explorer NoAutorun dword mPolicies-Explorer NoDriveTypeAutoRun dword... Read more

A:USB .Trashes and shortcuts problem; No Trash icon on desktop

Hello! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums!
My name is Georgi and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.
Before we begin, please note the following:
I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.
 
 
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
I'll catch you tomorror sinice I need my sleep.
 
 
Regards,
Georgi

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/512453/usb-trashes-and-shortcuts-problem;-no-trash-icon-on-desktop/
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Hello Lloyd,

Double check with the yellow TIP box in the tutorial below to see if it may be a issue with a "Desktop.ini" file on the C: drive.

Drive Icon Change - Vista Forums

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/address-bar-not-showing-history-21878.html
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A:Unknown IP address showing up in log

You can check with network-tools.com and see who is the registrant of the domain...Whats the IP?

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A:First email address keeps showing up

Delete cookies
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/first-email-address-keeps-showing-up.191589/
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Hello, there is like nothing about this other than some Brazilian football midfielder who currently plays for Real Madrid , The exe file gas no info... Are you experiencing any ,alware symptoms?? Redirects popups etc...?
Do you have the full path?
Search and see if that exe file exists on the PC.

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A:PDF Icon Showing Generic

Hello Dawter -
There are 2 general ways to do this -
1. Un / Reinstall the program
2. Right click on the Icon and select Properties > Often there is an option to "Change Icon"
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Thank You -

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/503256/pdf-icon-showing-generic/
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fixed, close thread.

WMP never showed on start menu, upon restart it now works :S.

CONFUSED!

Solution = restart
 

A:Solved: WMP icon not showing

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-wmp-icon-not-showing.1016806/
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Can you show us a screen shot of these icons?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/205836/icon-image-not-showing-up/
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A:Unwanted icon showing up

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f50/unwanted-icon-showing-up-366989.html
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A:Windows 7 - USB Icon not showing up

hi Alex, and welcome to sevenforums,






Quote:
If one or more of your icons are not displaying correctly, or that your icon cache is corrupted, then you might consider rebuilding the icon cache to reset and reload the icon images into the icon cache.


try this - and let us know if it worked.

you may have to reboot after doing it.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/138155-windows-7-usb-icon-not-showing-up.html
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Hit Alt+T to access the tools window, and then click on the Compatibility View tab. Just add the website you can't view into the bar provided.

Internet Explorer Compatibility View - Turn On or Off

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Try right clicking on one and choose "Open With" and then "Choose Program". A list should appear. Select Firefox from the list and make sure the "Always open this type of file with this program" checkbox is selected. Then hit OK. See if that works.

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What browser are you using? Seems there are ways to get around that problem in your link.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/browser-showing-my-real-ip-address.1142554/
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A:volume Mix/sound Icon not showing.

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Notification Area Icons - Reset[2]=Taskbar Start Menu

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/58505-volume-mix-sound-icon-not-showing.html
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A:OE showing attach icon with every message

tools/options/security...uncheck the box the affects attachments

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/oe-showing-attach-icon-with-every-message-149130.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/wireless-network-icon-not-showing-up-634244.html
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A:Excel Logo Not Showing Up in Icon

Maybe this info will help:
Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol

http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/286996-excel-logo-not-showing-up-icon.html
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Hey Guys! I'm new to the forum (=

I Have a little problem with some icons not showing propably! here is an example!

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So this is in Swedish im sorry but it's a picture inside the System windows where u can see your Operative System & CPU, RAM and stuff like that. This is a pic of how it should look (all of you people probably already know how it should look :P )

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This is nothing serious but it can get really annoying sometimes and i really wants to know how to fix it :) so if anyone has a solution to this it would be much appreatiated!(correct spelling if you want!) unfortunately i do not remember when or how it started etc. what i was doing when it started.

Thank you =)!

A:Administrator Icon Not Showing Properly?

Hello Tim, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This would be the UAC shield icon to let you know that you will be prompted by UAC if the item is opened.

You might see if rebuilding the icon cache may help.

If not, then see if setting UAC to "Never notify", apply, restart, then set UAC back to default settings, and restart may toggle the icon back.User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings
If still not, then run a sfc /scannow command.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/295000-administrator-icon-not-showing-properly.html
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Windows 7, using IE9. Dragging url to desktop to create shortcut seems to work EXCEPT the ison is a blank, default windows type icon. The icons did appear in the past and after the recent update the icon is the same default icon for all url shortcuts.

How can I return the icon to its original state?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/default-icon-showing-for-url-on-desktop.1004516/
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http://puu.sh/a6DEu/b1997a8497.png Picture of my computer with no iPhone image.
http://puu.sh/a6DK0/db51078739.png Devices and Printers (See the Kodak icon? That's how I want my iPhone 4S' icon to be)

OS is Windows 8.1 Pro with all the latest updates.
Thanks in advance!

A:iPhone Device Icon not showing up

Disconnect your Iphone from the PCOpen Device Manager->USB Controllers then uninstall "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver", tick on "Delete Driver"Uninstall Itunes then Reinstall it.Connect your Iphone to USB. It should detect your Iphone again.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/49818-iphone-device-icon-not-showing-up.html
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Hello, I found this website while looking for help on this matter.

I noticed that, on the family computer, sometimes this weird icon shows up on the taskbar. When I right click it, it shows options to add keys, but I don't know if someone has access to the PC because of it or if it is triggered to open by something on the computer itself and is harmless.

I don't understand much about it. How can I get rid of this PuTTY? I can't find it if look it up on the PC, as suggested in this thread I found: https://forums.techguy.org/threads/putty-rnd-shows-up-in-my-files.826903/#post-6714012

Can someone help? Thank you
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/putty-icon-showing-up-on-taskbar.1169914/
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I guess you guys are tired of this topic but I do need help... accidentally deleted a file even,an important one.

this is what it looks like on this drive and this drive only:

but it should look like this instead..this drive and others are ok:


this thing some times happens,but never before did one whole drive went blank.

All help is appreciated

A:Folder icon showing blank

Is the file you deleted in the recycle bin and can you restore it?
Do you know what file you deleted?
Do you have a restore point or backup image from before the problem?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/222276-folder-icon-showing-blank.html
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Thank you
 

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How do I do it? I really miss having a quick way to get to the desktop. I have googled on this and found answers that varied and were a little complicated. Is there someone out there who has a found a simple way to do this?

A:Showing the desktop icon in the taskbar in win 7

Hi,

In Windows 7 you simply either hover the mouse over or click the 'Show desktop' button that sits immediately to the right of the date/time on the task bar:



If this isn't what you're looking for let me know in more detail what you're after. Hope this helps.


Regards,

Jon.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/showing-the-desktop-icon-in-the-taskbar-in-win-7-a-471744.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/slow-ff-and-ie-mse-icon-not-showing-up-on-startup.988932/
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A:internet explorer icon not showing

I just want the icon back on the desk top how do I do this?

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A:wifi icon not showing on my taskbar

Hi Right click the Windows button (Start Menu), and select Properties. In the Properties dialog box, click the Notification Area tab.In the Systems Icons area, ensure that the Network checkbox is selected.Click Apply, then Ok.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/wifi-icon-not-showing-on-my-taskbar/td-p/4639584
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Hi all.

Had a bizarre problem since installing Windows 7 that I'm hoping can be solved relatively easily.

The SD card icon in Explorer has always just shown up as a generic unknown file type icon.

I've tried rebuilding the icon caches and assigning an icon manually but neither has worked.

Apart from that everything is working spiffingly, it's just this one niggling issue that's stopping it from being perfect.

Hope someone can help.

Cheers.

smbm

A:SD card icon not showing correctly

Anyone??

Is there another section of this forums that anyone could suggest might be more appropriate?

Many thanks.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/76341-sd-card-icon-not-showing-correctly.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/antivirus-security-pro-icon-showing.1111750/
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Hello, I am new to SevenForums

Anyway so up until the beginning of the month my networking tray icon was working fine, showing the bars that show for WiFi and stuff... but now it just shows the LAN connection icon with a red "X" on top of it...

System Specs

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
6GB of RAM
AMD E-350 Processor 1.60 GHz

A:Tray Icon for Network always showing a red X?

Lets try flushing DNS cache and renewing your IP.

Flush the DNS cache and restore MS's Hosts file ...
Copy and paste these lines in Note pad.

@Echo on
pushd\windows\system32\drivers\etc
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo 127.0.0.1 localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
popd
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
shutdown -r -t 1
del %0

Save as flush.bat to your desktop. Right click on the flush.bat file to run it as Administrator.

Your computer will reboot itself.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/220947-tray-icon-network-always-showing-red-x.html
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A:Computer trying to get up address from router rather than modem. Showing up 0.0.0.0.

IP address, not up address! dang phones auto correct! I talked to CenturyLink, my ISP, they told me to contact HP, contacted HP and they told me they could not help me because the computer was 6 years old. GRRR!

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/computer-trying-to-get-up-address-from-router-rather-than-modem-showing-up-0-0-0-0-a-625299.html
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I uploaded a pic of it in case people don't know what I'm talking about.
 

A:IE Address Bar delete icon...?

You will need to rewrite the IE8 code to change this, which I do not think you will be able to.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-address-bar-delete-icon.947062/
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A:Weird Icon On Address Bar

Bump? Any ideas? Anyone seen this before?

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/359578-weird-icon-address-bar.html
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A:Address Bar Icon Diffrent Help Me

Please do not start a new thread for the same problem.

Closing duplicate. Continue here:

http://forums.techguy.org/t332536.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/address-bar-icon-diffrent-help-me.332527/
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when i edit the "send to" folder in my user profile the shortcuts are not listed. i have file menu tools installed and under the send to section they don't show up either. i searched google for the location of the "send to" folder in the registry but, google is not my friend . i also searched here before posting but...
im using se7enx64 ent.

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A:"send to" menu showing hard/removable drive shortcuts

Oh, this is a good one. I didn't know about this until I found it just now:

Hidden Registry Settings for the "Send To" Menu in Windows 7 - The Winhelponline Blog

Scroll down to, or use Ctrl+F to find, the NoDrivesInSendToMenu section.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/278214-send-menu-showing-hard-removable-drive-shortcuts.html
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I had to do a clean install on a new hard drive and since then have not been able to get my task bar balloons to show. For example, when using the Safely Remove Hardware icon, I don't get the Now Safe To Remove balloon. I only get a popping sound. When running a Mcafee virus scans, I can't view the scan progress when resting the cursor over the icon. I do get the identifying pop up and that is all. I've tried the log off and on tip but it didn't work. Can anyone help me?

A:[SOLVED] taskbar icon balloons not showing

I solved my problem with TweakUI. It had the option to "enable balloon tips."

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-taskbar-icon-balloons-not-showing-239335.html