missing/wrong icons

Posted on 1997-01-15
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
On some of the last few programs I've installed in Win95, the icons that appear under the start menu & my computer are either missing or the wrong icon.  Yet, when I right-click start/open I find the correct icon listed for the shortcut.  Any ideas why and how to correct the problem?
Question by:chuckm011497
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weghorst earned 200 total points
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Start windows in ms-dos mode.
go to your windows directory and remove hidden file:
Shelli~1 (full name of this files is) ShellIconCache
to make the file visible use the command:
attrib -h sh*.*  (this must be done in your windows directory)
After this file is remove, start windows in normal mode and every this should look normal.

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