Desktop and File Explorer icons gone Solved

  1.    #1

    Desktop and File Explorer icons gone


    Hello!

    I have readed some other posts about people who had the same problem as me, but none of those solutions worked for me. Basically today I booted up my computer and all of my icons are randomly gone, in File Explorer and on the desktop. I cannot go to C:\Users\karlp\AppData and open Local's properties. I have tried Windows Powershell (Admin) and SFC /scannow. I have also downloaded Tweaking Windows Repair and Thumbnail and Icon Cache Rebuilder and Rebuild_Icon_Cache.bat. THE only thing I don't want to do is reset my Windows. It would mean alot for me if somebody could help me out!

    Thanks! :)

    Edit: I don't have IconCache (it's missing, so I can't delete it) (yes I do have Hidden Files visible)

    Edit : I have also tried that method using cmd and typing in ie4uinit.exe -show, taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F, DEL /A /Q "%localappdata%\IconCache.db" , DEL /A /F /Q "%localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache*" , shutdown /r /f /t 00
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails DESKTOP SCREENSHOT.png   FILE EXPLOER SCREENSHOT.png  
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  2.    #2

    C:\Users\karlp\AppData

    - in that, if karlp is some other user, the string being quoted from another post, you would need to change karlp to your user profile folder's name.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    #3

    I found out how to fix this problem. All you need to do is find somebody else who has IconCache.db in their folder and they have to send it to you and you have to put it to your folder. It's that simple.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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