Windows 10: How do i fix no icon only name of the app appears

  1.    30 Nov 2016 #1

    How do i fix no icon only name of the app appears

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    this picture explains what is happening!

    i have tryed rebuilding icon cache and restarting nothing has worked and i really need my icons back there are making me go nuts help please?
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  2.    01 Dec 2016 #2

    There is a program called that has the ability to hide just the Icons and\or text.
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  3.    01 Dec 2016 #3

    SonicBlue said: View Post
    There is a program called that has the ability to hide just the Icons and\or text.
    i want my icons back
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  4.    01 Dec 2016 #4

    You need to rebuild the Icon cache: Icon Cache - Rebuild in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  5.    02 Dec 2016 #5

    I might observe in connection with Spunk's on-target advice that the free WinAero Tweaker has a one click item in its "Tools" section called "Reset icon cache" that greatly simplifies this task.
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    I use this program myself, and have followed its developer, Sergey Tkachenko for some years now. He's completely on the up-and-up.
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  6.    02 Dec 2016 #6

    Hi, in your first post you said you'd tried rebuilding the cache. So, what happens if you create a new user for test purposes and log in as that user? (Could be a local user to make it easier).

    This would prove or eliminate the possibility of user profile corruption.
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  7.    02 Dec 2016 #7

    Good point, Dalchina. Thanks for reminding us about the cache rebuild already have taken place...
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       03 Dec 2016 #8

    Try this re-build icon cache method if you haven't done this method:

    1) Go to: Icon Cache - Rebuild in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Download under Option One: Rebuild_Icon_Cache.bat
    ​Run it and follow it from there
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