Giveaways, Technology, Smartphones, Programming and Internet


How to Fix shortcut Icon missing

How to Fix shortcut Icon missing

In my Windows 7 start menu opera shortcut was missing the icon.  but when am taking the property of the shortcut it is showing the icon properly.

Fix shortcut Icon missing

I rebuild the icon cache and that solved the issue

Fixed shortcut Icon missing

To rebuild Icon cache

1. Open elevated command prompt  (type CMD on run, right click and choose Run as Administrator)

Elevated Command Prompt 

2. Save all your works, close all windows

3. Run all the following 4 commands

taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F

CD /d %userprofile%\AppData\Local

DEL IconCache.db /a

shutdown /r

First line will kill Explorer, third line will delete the icon cache and the fourth line will reboot your computer.

This will fix your issue.

Via Seven Forums, this article is having a batch file too, which will be easier to run.

Related Posts

blog comments powered by Disqus