How to rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 7 or Vista

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How to rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 7 or Vista


Manually:

1. Folder Options -> Views -> show Hidden/System files
2. C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local folder and delete the hidden IconCache.db file



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Using cmd:

1. Ctr Alt Del -> Task Manager -> Processes tab, end process 'explorer.exe'
2. Start -> cmd (as admin), in the command prompt type:

cd /d %userprofile%\AppData\Local
press enter
attrib –h IconCache.db

press enter
del IconCache.db
press enter
start explorer
press enter
 


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