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Pinned Taskbar icons are low contrast

Posted on 2012-04-10
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This morning when I logged into my PC all my pinned taskbar icons are low contrast (they look like 8-bit icons). If i open another instance of the program the icon looks fine but as soon as I pin the program the icon goes back to low contrast. Any ideas?
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Here's what it looks like.
Taskbar.JPG
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jcimarron earned 500 total points
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drgleockler--The icons in your screenshot look pretty normal to me.  But obviously you see some difference.
Have you tried a reboot?
If this just started, try a System Restore to date before you had the problem.
You could also try this
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/how-to-rebuild-the-icon-cache-in-windows-vista/
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Everything looked fine today...Weird. Thanks for the help!
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drgleockler--You are welcome.  A reboot often fixes things.
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