Windows 10: Black Square behind some of my Folder Icons Solved

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  1.    22 Sep 2016 #11

    black folder background solved!

    Here is the quick hack;
    1. right click on the folder, click properties customize tab.
    3. click change icon tab. any icon arbitarily. ok/ apply whatever.
    6. repeat steps(1,2,3,4,5) , click restore defaults apply then click ok

    your original icon is back KABOOOOOOOOM!!!!
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  2.    23 Sep 2016 #12

    I had this same problem, but for me, all it took to fix it was a cold reboot. That is, I shut the computer down, turned off power completely, then turned power back on and booted up.

    The black icons were still there for a moment, but one by one, they seemed to fix themselves.
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  3.    06 Oct 2016 #13

    I also have this problem, which randomly appears from time to time.

    To fix this you need to move the folder.jpg or any file out of the folder
    then you can put it back in the folder.

    This will fix it.

    Unchecking readonly as suggested by another user, does not solve this problem.

    This is definitely a bug with windows 10.
    We need a permanent solution from microsoft.
    Someone please report this bug to microsoft.
    Last edited by madmax2; 06 Oct 2016 at 19:31.
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