deleting shelliconcache folder

  sinbad1 09:30 02 Oct 2004

I am hving problems with icons not working as they should. I understant that if i delete this file rebuild will automatically happen on reboot
could anyone tell me how to delete this file,

I am running xp home get a little confused at the dos prompt.

Think the shelliconcache folder became currupt after downloading some themes a while ago.


  VoG II 09:40 02 Oct 2004
  sinbad1 09:50 02 Oct 2004

Thanks for your reply VOG

I have been to this link its at this point iam a little confused if i type in the comand promp its not reconised, ?

  Graham ® 09:52 02 Oct 2004

Often wondered myself, how do you change to a %systemroot% folder?

  VoG II 09:52 02 Oct 2004

Start, Run, type in


and click OK. Then follow the instructions in the "click here".

  VoG II 09:54 02 Oct 2004

You just type it as is "%systemroot%" (without the quotes). It is an Environment Variable click here

  sinbad1 10:32 02 Oct 2004

sorry guys typing in %systemroot% at the comand prompt not working for me must be doing somthing wrong?

  VoG II 10:41 02 Oct 2004

Sorry. At the > prompt, type

CD %systemroot%

and press the Enter key.

  sinbad1 10:55 02 Oct 2004

VOG typed in CD %systemroot% says cannot find file or path?

  VoG II 10:57 02 Oct 2004


CD C:\windows

  sinbad1 11:11 02 Oct 2004

sorry no joy with CD C:\windows
Is it possible to delete this file manually?

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