Windows 10: ALL icons missing...from entire system...!
Hi. I have a similar problem that I posted about in this thread.
No icons in any new Win10 user account
My situation is a little different, the details of which are described in my post at the link above. In a nutshell, the Administrator account is fine but all other accounts that exist or I create have NO icons on the desktop or in any folder. I have tried rebuilding the icon cache file as well, with no luck. Maybe we have the same or at least a similar problem. Let's watch both these threads and hope for a solution as I am totally stymied by this.
Good luck and thanks !
Well hopefully this is the case for you too Speedy Gonzo.
Right click inside the "Local" folder, New -> Text Document
Glad to hear I'm not the ONLY one goin batty...!!! LOL...!
Not sure what you mean by "inside"...?
Ok, I created "New Text Document.txt"
Hmm, so you were able to create that file in there apparently?
there is what I created
type this in the address bar above: C:\Users\[YOUR USER NAME]\AppData\Local\IconCache.db
replace "[YOUR USER NAME]" with your user name.
I have 4 accounts on this machine - Administrator and 3 others. I went into all 4 of them to Users/USERXX/AppData/Local and created a new text document in each one of them. I think you are trying to determine if there is a permissions problem? I do note that in one account the size of IconCache.db is 0KB. In the other 2 accounts with the problem, the IconCache file is 10KB, and in the working Administrator account, the IconCache file is 32KB. Composite screen shot showing this attached.
Note that I accessed these folders and added the new text document from the Administrator account - I did not log into each of the accounts (because I have some other stuff running in the Administrator account that I don't want to interrupt. This method of access to the other accounts to make the text document may invalidate what you are testing for... Please let me know if this is the case and I will log into each account and try it that way tomorrow when the process I have running is complete. Thanks !
Also, I don't mean to hijack UnclePine's thread so please excuse if this is overbearing. I just think there may be a common solution to what we both are seeing.
Sorry again, I'm old and grey...which address bar are we talkin about here...?
please see the screenshot.
is there a way to fix this?
I know this sounds like an easy fix but it is not. I have scoured the entire internet and experimented myself extensively on trying to fix this problem so I would be grateful if someone here would like to help me. The problem is this: I have Windows...
My taskbar is missing and my icons on the desktop are missing as well the background is dark kindly help:shock:
I am missing the icons for a few pieces of software, such as office, i have tried resetting the icon cache, to no avail, any ideas? Thanks.
Been trying to copy 50gb from my synology to a USB hd disk.
This causes the entire system to not respond well.. If I hit the pause button on the copy window everything works again perfectly.
So I tested to a local Hard Drive.. Same copy movement....