Windows 10: Shortcut icons on desktop re-draw problem?

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  1.    22 Nov 2017 #11

    The shortcuts are mostly under 2kb each, my graphics card is a Radeon HD (mid range) 2 gig card, can't remember the full specs, but it handles everything I throw at it with no problems!
    I have run almost every OS microsoft has produced 98/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and now 10, and none of the previous OS' have ever had slow re-draw problems with icons (which I have always used on my desktop since 98.
    The problem is caused by the OS not remembering or saving the icon setup on close down, so they need to be re-drawn after startup. Surely there has to be a way to get Windows 10 to retain the icon information when closing down?
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  2. pepanee's Avatar
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       23 Nov 2017 #12

    Not sure if this was mentioned yet nor do I know if you tried it, but try rebuilding the Cache Icon Database

    Option #1:
    Rebuild Icon Cache in Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    *Edit*: I don't think this will directly fix the issue, but it's worth a try to see if it could possible improve the issue.
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  3.    23 Nov 2017 #13

    Sorry, but makes no real difference to the re-draw! Still, it was worth a try, so thank you!
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  4. pepanee's Avatar
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       23 Nov 2017 #14

    You're welcome.. I was hoping that could've helped out. Anyways, hope somebody else helps you find the solution :)
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