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couple of my XP desktop icons have changed.

By gingerbill
Jul 5, 2007
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  1. I was playing a game and quit out and noticed that the 'my computer' and 'internet explorer' icons on my desktop had suddenly changed .

    Hard to describe but they are the icons you get when you uninstall a program or game and you have this icon instead of the proper one .

    The icons still work properly but im a bit worried why this has happened , anyone had this before or know what might have caused it .

    im running XP with SP2 and all latest updates , Its a new dual core PC about 4 months old that i have had no trouble with .
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,840   +165

    Download and install TweakUI from Microsoft's XP Power Toys. Run the icon repair feature
  3. gingerbill

    gingerbill TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 171   +12

    thank you.
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