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All my icons seem to be corrupt?

  1. #1


    Posts : 24
    8.1 pro

    All my icons seem to be corrupt?


    After recently installing stardock suite with icon manager, i decided to uninstall the program and go back to just using rainmeter. After doing so, it seems like all my icons (programs and windows defaults) are one icon and corrupt.

    Ive already done the following:

    installed icon manager and restored windows defaults with no luck
    rebuilt windows icon cache and thumb cache with no luck
    restarted explorer.exe

    This is frustrating to say the least and i really dont know why these methods dont work..

    using windows 8.1 x64

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello SilverSteed,

    If you like, you could also do a system restore using a restore point dated before you installed the Stardock suite to undo what it did.

    System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 24
    8.1 pro


    i've disabled restore points unfortunately
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  4. #4


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    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, you might see if running a sfc /scannow command may be able to help if it's being caused by modified/corrupted system files from the program.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 24
    8.1 pro


    I was wrong, I actually did have a restore point and that fixed it thanks
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  6. #6


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news.
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