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Property Icons showing as squares

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Property Icons showing as squares


    Hello everyone,

    I've been searching for a while now but haven't been able to solve this problem: some icons or I don't know how to call them, display as squares; just like when a character can't be read, a square is displayed instead. I'm thinking it's something with my languages properties? or something related. Attached is a picture of what I'm talking about:
    Click image for larger version

    I've had this problem for a while now and it always bugged me; I also restored once to no avail.
    Please help!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Here's the solution and credit goes to MrShowdown:
    appearance problem with won 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    Here's the solution and credit goes to MrShowdown:
    appearance problem with won 8
    Thank you very much! It worked like a charm.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Property Icons showing as squares
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