Icons Change By Themselves

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help and Support' started by harrym, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. harrym

    harrym New Member

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    My shortcut icons on my desktop change by themselves. I am using Vista Home edition. I can't seem to get the proper icons back, eg..ebay, nascar have the same icon now and they are both the wrong icon. Any suggestions. Out of desperation I even did a system restore but got a message back saying the restore was unsuccessful,,but thats another problem. Never had anything like this with XP.

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  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi Harry,
    You could try right-clicking on the offending icon and choosing properties. You should then be able to change the icon to one you actually want. I've no idea why some of them choose to do this, perhaps another forum member may be able to shed some light?...
     
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    Celestra Former Moderator

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    You can try this: How to Change Default Icons, Fonts and Their Sizes in Vista
     
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    I know I can change the icon to the supplied ones from Vista but I want the icon from the actual site. The Vista icons are OK for your folders. I don't know why they changed by themselves.
     
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