Icons all messed up!!

  spuds 21:59 24 Aug 2006
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Switched on the computer today, and found all the screen icon's looking like a jigsaw puzzle. Each icon appears to be incomplete, with either parts missing or other icon parts added (looks really weird). Tried doing various things like defrag, restore, virus checks, but doesn't seem to make any difference.

Any idea's or suggestions, so as to perhaps correct the problem. Appreciations as always, for any possible help.

  phil2816 22:03 24 Aug 2006

Hey spuds....somehow an option on your startup system config could be disabled...go to Run > type msconfig > startup tab, then make sure 'nwiz.exe' is ticked..hope this works for you let me know. Phil

  phil2816 22:04 24 Aug 2006

Oh yeh, make sure you restart your computer afterwards for the settings to be applied :)

  VoG II 22:05 24 Aug 2006

Tweakui

  gudgulf 22:06 24 Aug 2006

Try TweakUI for XP click here

Under the "Repair" section is an option to rebuild all explorer icons.

  spuds 23:18 24 Aug 2006

Phil2816-- Tried to find 'nwix.exe' but it doesn't seem to appear on the computer!.

VoG/gudgulf-- Downloaded TweakUI, and used the icon repair. Now back to 'normal', even though the icon's are not in their previous places. Little bit of sorting out, and everything should be fine.

Thanks again everyone. Ticked as resolved.

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