File Icons suddenly defaulted to one image

  RocketBabyDolls 16:07 03 Jun 2008
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Good afternoon,

I have a problem which has stumped me. All the file icons on my computer have defaulted to one image. Now i'm finding it hard to tell what one file is to the next without resorting to viewing the folders as a list. It's not just file icons, it's the folder icons too.

All i've done today is burning files onto a few DVDR's using Nero, i've been using Nero for years so i'm pretty sure that isn't the problem. I've also re-installed "Oblivion" which i've installed a couple of times before and not had any problems.

This is the first time i've encountered anything like this. I've tried a system restore but it stays the same.

I'm using Windows XP SP3, i can provide a screenshot if i haven't really made myself clear.

Is there any way i can return the images?

I've gone into the Tools -> Folder Options -> File Types, all the icons can be seen for the file types, i've tried to change 1 then change it back again but it hasn't worked.

Thankyou in advance,
Ash

  rawprawn 16:21 03 Jun 2008

Download TweakUI click here
There is a "Repair Icons" feature

  RocketBabyDolls 16:29 03 Jun 2008

Thankyou very very very much, i owe you a pint.

That took all of 30 seconds to load the page, install and rebuild the icons.

I really appreciate the speedy response aswell :)

  jarvis10@btinternet.com 16:29 03 Jun 2008

or to do it manually:
click here

  rawprawn 16:29 03 Jun 2008

Also click here
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  jarvis10@btinternet.com 16:29 03 Jun 2008

oops too late:)

  rawprawn 16:30 03 Jun 2008

Glad you are sorted, you don't need the second link.

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