Windows 10: Missing icons in programs and features and changing names Solved

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  1.    03 Sep 2017 #1

    Missing icons in programs and features


    Some of my programs icons are missing in programs and features. Same goes for the programs i have in the start menu. How do I get the icons back again?

    I also want to change the name of some of the programs installed on my computer.

    Solution: right click on a program in the start menu that has is missing its icon. Click properties, click change icon, select the correct icon for the program and click apply. As for changing the names of installed programs, the portable version of ccleaner can do this.

    As for bringing back the missing icons in programs and features, open cmd and type sfc /scannow. It will scan the system files and bring back the missing icons.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 4 Days Ago at 09:45.
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  2.    03 Sep 2017 #2

    Cerawy said: View Post
    1. How do I change the name of the programs installed on my computer? I have tried CCleaner but sadly I cannot use it because it conflicts with steam
    2. Some of the icons on some of my progams are missing. How do I get them back?
    1. Make copies of the real shortcuts, rename them then hide the originals.

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    2. Right click the shortcut/Properties/Change Icon/Browse to the program's .exe

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  3.    04 Sep 2017 #3

    Thanks, that brought back the icons from my programs in my start menu, but it didn't work for the programs installed in my control panel.
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  4.    13 Sep 2017 #4

    CCleaner basically did the job of changing the names, sadly I cannot use the program because it conflicts with steam games. So any other options/programs are appriciated.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 07 Feb 2018 at 09:47.
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  5.    29 Dec 2017 #5

    Still have a problem.

    Should also mention that the icons from my programs in the control panel still disappears randomly sometimes.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 26 Feb 2018 at 05:14.
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  6.    07 Feb 2018 #6

    Well i got back the nvidia icon by installing the latest nvidia drivers, but from my experience, the icon will sooner or later disappear from the control panel again.
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  7.    07 Feb 2018 #7

    Ccleaner has never 'changed the name' of any of the installed programs on my PC.
    I have to download ccleaner occasionally to change the names of my programs
    To which cleaner option do you attribute what you're seeing?

    Nor has it ever affected my control panel.

    I find it hard to imagine what you see happening. Screenshot maybe?

    You can specify what is to be excluded if it is doing something you don't want:
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  •    07 Feb 2018 #8

    dalchina said: View Post
    To which cleaner option do you attribute what you're seeing?
    Sorry but i dont understand what you mean?
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  •    07 Feb 2018 #9

    Please could you explain which function or setting or use of ccleaner causes your program names to change.
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  •    07 Feb 2018 #10

    Oh, i basically open ccleaner, click on tools, and then double click on the program i wish to give a proper name.

    Why?
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