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  1.    28 Feb 2016 #1
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    missing icons on settings > choose icons to appear on taskbar


    Hi all

    please see the screenshot.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    is there a way to fix this?

    thanks!
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  2.    28 Feb 2016 #2
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    What are you trying to add to taskbar
    If Windows Explorer then just click the slider to on
    Same with all the other ones that are off.

    Or are you having trouble getting them to click on and show icon on taskbar
    If something else please explain more so members on here can help you further
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  3.    28 Feb 2016 #3
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    Hi.

    I'm referring to the missing icons as seen on the screenshot.
    I'm not trying to do anything.

    Please, look at the left side of the screenshot. There are missing icons.
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  4.    28 Feb 2016 #4
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    Quote Originally Posted by gil View Post
    Hi.

    I'm referring to the missing icons as seen on the screenshot.
    I'm not trying to do anything.

    Please, look at the left side of the screenshot. There are missing icons.
    Hi try the top one first to see if that fix will do it
    SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    If not then try this one
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    Hope these help you
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  5.    28 Feb 2016 #5
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    sfc didn't find any issues.
    I think the repair install is too extreme for this kind of issue and it will remove all the tweaking that I have worked on and drivers that were not easy to install.

    Are there any other, less extreme, resolutions?
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  6.    28 Feb 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by gil View Post
    sfc didn't find any issues.
    I think the repair install is too extreme for this kind of issue and it will remove all the tweaking that I have worked on and drivers that were not easy to install.

    Are there any other, less extreme, resolutions?
    Try this if it does not work then an repair install is the only other way
    Icon Cache - Rebuild in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  7.    28 Feb 2016 #7
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    I have a couple that are just a square with no icon in them. Outlook and Office click to Run, and Windows Explorer.
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  8.    01 Mar 2016 #8
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    Hi,

    I went into C:\Users\Gil\AppData\Local and made sure that there are no hidden items (system protected items are visible) however IconCache is missing from this folder even after reboot.... what's next?
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  9.    01 Mar 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by gil View Post
    Hi,

    I went into C:\Users\Gil\AppData\Local and made sure that there are no hidden items (system protected items are visible) however IconCache is missing from this folder even after reboot.... what's next?
    Hi did you try what I posted the link to.
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  10.    01 Mar 2016 #10
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    That's what I'm getting:

    Attempting to delete IconCache.db files...


    SUCCESS: The process "explorer.exe" with PID 5312 has been terminated.
    SUCCESS: The process "explorer.exe" with PID 5508 has been terminated.
    C:\Users\Gil\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache_16.db
    Access is denied.
    C:\Users\Gil\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache_32.db
    Access is denied.
    C:\Users\Gil\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache_idx.db
    Access is denied.
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