Icon problem

  1. Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Version 1809 Build 17763.288
       27 Aug 2016 #1

    Icon problem

    Hi, I have a recurring Icon problem and would like to get some help from the knowledgeable crowd here at Tenforums

    My problem mainly manifests itself as an inability to show certain Icons.
    Like the Windows Mail icon on my desktop for instance. Once in a while it becomes blank.
    I then use sfc/scannow & ran the Rebuild_Icon_Cache.bat, which fixes my problem... for a while.
    After a couple of weeks or so I end up with the same problem, usually the Windows Mail icon...
    But other desktop icons are sometimes affected with the same problem. Not all tho! Just a few.

    I find it the most annoying when I use Chrome or Edge...
    There the problem occurs with tiny icons, like an arrow on a tile to click on, or other objects.
    Example, I use a site called Doccle to archive documents, with 4 user actions (save, delete etc) In the following screenshot you'll see 4 icons, of which one (little square on the right hand side) is wrongly displayed, or not displayed at all.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Icon right hand side.png 
Views:	24 
Size:	2.5 KB 
ID:	98394

    Another example, although I have no screenshot of that, is when I do online banking I have to use a card reader to verify my transaction. On my screen I see a window appear with instructions, like Login, Sign, Buy etc yet the icon that contains this text is also displayed as in the screenshot above, just a small square. This makes it difficult to discern which is which!

    I'm not entirely sure if the Rebuild_Icon_Cache.bat tool fixes my issues, because each time I ran it I see "IconCache.db files have been successfully deleted" yet as you can see in the following screenshot I have certain entries with "Access denied".

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	capture-20160724-181549.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	53.4 KB 
ID:	98398

    Maybe there lies my culprit, I don't know, thats why I come here because I'm sure some of you know!

    Thanks in advance Carlo
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Version 1809 Build 17763.288
    Thread Starter
       31 Aug 2016 #2

    As another example of my problems I'll upload another screenshot of something I see regularly, namely no picture where there ought to be one!

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	capture-20160831-161159.png 
Views:	15 
Size:	1.6 KB 
ID:	99204

    Can somebody help me out?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Hey guys i've been using Windows 10 for almost a month now, and I'm having some issues with it at the moment. I have too much videos and picture for work, that most thumbnail just won't load or generate. Issues: Thumbnail not generating This...
Problem wit Internet Icon in Network and Sharing
I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T520 running Windows 10 version 1511 OS build 10586.545 running Intel I5-2520m with 8 gig memory. The Internet connection Icon shows no internet connection and also if I hover over it it shows my cable modem but says"no...
Start Menu Icon Problem in Software and Apps
So I upgraded to Windows 10 and so far everything seems to be working fine however the one problem I've had is a problem with the icons for Google Chrome and Origin on the start menu. The Chrome icon is really over sized compared to what it should...
Hi, Two days ago I woke up to this problem, my icon pictures are gone and I can't access properties when I right click anything. So, night before everything was fine, PC went to sleep mode, next morning i get up wake PC from sleep mode and the...
Problem with USB eject icon in Drivers and Hardware
On windows 10 (10240 build with all updated), lately I have a problem with the "eject usb" icon in taskbar, when I have a External HDD or USB in my PC (any USB 2.0 or 3.0 port) and then I do click in "safely remove hardware" in the eject icon, I...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:23.
Find Us