Windows 10: Blank Thumbnails on Taskbar and Paper white images icon

  1.    31 Oct 2017 #1

    Blank Thumbnails on Taskbar and Paper white images icon

    Hi, After the recent update 1709 -- (The fall update I think) I've encounter issues with thumbnail previewer. I does not show thumbnail images but default icon instead
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    it wasn't my first time I've encountered this, It happened same thing on every updates. So knew I'd need to rebuild icon and thumbnail cache once again so I following this steps...

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    After few restart, it did not solve my issues issues, It did not rebuild cache but went for worst. Now I got I got a blank icon/thumbnails on taskbar (left of screen) and it seem to happen only on windows store app (i.e. calendar, mail, photo previewer and etc..) not the third party programs.
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    I also have issues with images (almost most image format) showing paper white thumbnails, instead of previewer or default icon.
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    I cannot fathom how this happen. I've spend hours goggling for solution, done many different methods on rebuilding icon and reboot pc 50+ times. Went through recovery and rollback version. sfc /scannow DISM. virus screening, disk cleaning and etc none of it detect my issues and its driving me nuts.
    Instead of having to reset windows and reinstall many of 3rd parties program again I was hoping there are solution. Would anyone by any chance know what the issues are? Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by sirrus; 31 Oct 2017 at 17:15.
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  2.    19 Jul 2018 #2

    I hope I'm not too late. I have this problem today with files associated with default Windows apps. I decided to mess with file association. I got mkv file, for example, and changed it to another app, after that I changed back to the default app and all icons got normal.
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