Desktop & taskbar (quicklaunch) icons lost - how to repair ?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Dutch Treat, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. Dutch Treat

    Dutch Treat Guest

    Suddenly almost all of my desktop and taskbar icons were reset to a default
    windows-icon. Every icon that is clicked will open a pop-up window that will
    ask with what I want to open it with. It seems all the file-associations have
    been lost. I have spent hours trying to find a solution on the internet and in
    newsgroups but all the solutions pound will not help.

    Also restoring a former backup of my registry will not help.

    Has anyone got a clue what to do ? (except form re-installing windows)


    Thanks in advance !



    OS - windows 98 se
     
    Dutch Treat, Sep 20, 2004
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  2. Dutch Treat

    PK Guest

    Dutch Treat <> wrote:

    >
    > Suddenly almost all of my desktop and taskbar icons were reset to a default
    > windows-icon. Every icon that is clicked will open a pop-up window that will
    > ask with what I want to open it with. It seems all the file-associations have
    > been lost. I have spent hours trying to find a solution on the internet and in
    > newsgroups but all the solutions pound will not help.
    >
    > Also restoring a former backup of my registry will not help.
    >
    > Has anyone got a clue what to do ? (except form re-installing windows)
    >
    >
    > Thanks in advance !
    >
    >
    >
    > OS - windows 98 se


    first try tweak UI to restore associations and default icons...

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    PK

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    PK, Sep 20, 2004
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  3. Dutch Treat

    Dutch Treat Guest

    On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 21:01:58 -0500, PK <none@this time> wrote:

    >first try tweak UI to restore associations and default icons...


    I already did that. Only some showed up.

    Even .exe and .com files still are unaccessible.
     
    Dutch Treat, Sep 20, 2004
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