How to rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 7 or Vista

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  1. cybercore

    cybercore New Member

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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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