Installed IE9 yesterday,worked great,turned pc off went to bed,booted today and its all gone pear shapped,all my shortcut icons on desktop have changed into white back grounds with a blue e inside,when i click one it gives me an option to save or run i click run,nothing and all the shortcuts have a .ntl file fix,nothing opens/runs,i had to do a system restore back before IE9 to get anything to work.Dont know what the problem was but not going to install IE9 again till i find out.
Did you try right-clicking on the desktop and selecting refresh? It might work.
Something similar happened to me but it was just one icon, for Open Office, it also changed the icon in the Start menu. My changed icons still worked as shortcuts to the program, so I was able to just right-click on them, select Properties then select Change Icon to get the correct one back. There seems to be two apparently identical icons for Open Office, one for the desktop and one for the Start Menu.
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