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Icons not working

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    Icons not working


    Hi, I am having a problem with the Windows 8 icons not working on apps etc. They are just squares and not sure how to fix it. Anyone know how to?

    Here are some pics:





    Last edited by Brink; 30 Nov 2012 at 23:16. Reason: embedded images

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    64-bit Windows 10 build 10158


    Hello Kyle, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Has this just recently started?

    For now, you might see if running a sfc /scannow command may be able to help.
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    Yea, it says everything is healthy. Not sure exactly what happened. It has recently just started.
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    64-bit Windows 10 build 10158


    Since this has just started, you could do a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this started to hopefully undo and fix this.
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    Still no luck
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    Posts : 20,275
    64-bit Windows 10 build 10158


    Do you have an older restore point available?

    You could also refresh Windows 8, but you'll need to reinstall your desktop programs again afterwards.
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