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Forcing Desktop Refresh

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I know there's a file in Windows that you can delete so it will forcibly update it's desktop icons. I'd like to know which file it is. Thanks!
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The file name is "ShellIconCache" and is located in the Windows directory.  I'm not sure if windows will let you delete it from Windows Explorer.  If not, try it from a Dos prompt.
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Great! And don't worry, I wanna delete it exactly from the command line, as I need it for scripting purposes.
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