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Fix Corrupted Icons and Shortcuts In Windows 7/8/10

Fix corrupted icons and shortcuts in Windows 7/8/10.

To show icons faster, Windows caches them into a file. This special file contains icons for many apps and file types, so File Explorer doesn’t need to extract the icons for known file extensions and apps. This allows File Explorer to work faster, but it has an annoying side effect. If the cache ever gets corrupted, Windows displays wrong icons. Some files in File Explorer and the Desktop can stop showing the right icons or get a blank…

21 Comments on Fix Corrupted Icons and Shortcuts In Windows 7/8/10

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  2. it helped, thanks a lot!

  3. I love you. Thank you

  4. By the looks of things, this may have happened when I migrated most of my user folders (documents, pictures etc) from my boot drive to my data drive. This is the only fix after trying everything else which worked for me. Thank you!

  5. It worked! Thank you Sir!

  6. heey I have 2 icon cache: IconCache and IconCache.db.backup
    which should I delete?

  7. Just worked for me, 9/3/2019 on Windows 10. Thank you! all of them were previously just white icons, it's so much easier having icons again. Thanks!

  8. when i type in explorer.exe it says "windows cannot find explorer.exe please try again"

  9. god bless your soul, thank you

  10. This is the best tutorial ever, thank you so much !

  11. wowwwwwwww Thank You :<)

  12. It Worked!! Thank you!!!

  13. Thanks Man i was scared a little bit cuz that icon dissappear

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