Windows 10: I messed up my icons

Discus and support I messed up my icons in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Kinda new to windows and did something odd, dont know how to change it back. I downloaded a .rar file, and did not have any program associated with... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/beefkurtains, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. I messed up my icons


    Kinda new to windows and did something odd, dont know how to change it back.

    I downloaded a .rar file, and did not have any program associated with opening it. I had 7zip installed, but not set as the default for that type of file. I right clicked the .rar and selected "open with", then "find program on this computer". I selected the 7zip application file, and now every .exe file on my computer has its icon changed to something that looks like a small application window. None of these icons launch their respective programs anymore, when I click nothing happens.

    How do I revert the icons back to how they were originally?

    This is what my icons look like http://imgur.com/a/XCaW2Kz

    It's all my Origin games, some apps and one app from Steam. The only app from steam affected is 3Dmark.

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    /u/beefkurtains, Dec 4, 2019
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  2. Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region


    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
     
    hurricane51, Dec 4, 2019
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  3. skubler Win User
    All icons in windows 10 64 bit messed up

    Hi, I am having quite a problem, my icons are all messed up suddenly, on desktop as well as in explorer. My shortcuts are fine, but any other files look normal but in front of them is a blank white "paper", smaller than actual icon so icon shows from behind. In my explorer, everything shows as just a blank white paper. I have tried all of the steps you have given, and am logged into command prompt as administrator, but when I get to next to last step, it says access not allowed. So I can't perform the next to final step? I am struggling here something awful!!

    I followed this, however when I get to username appdata local: I have no iconcache file anywhere?

    *Arrow Rebuild Icon Cache in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials


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    skubler, Dec 4, 2019
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  4. Yaqub K Win User

    I messed up my icons

    System Icons on taskbar

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting on Microsoft Communities.

    Are you referring to the clock system icon on the taskbar?

    If so, I suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below:


    • Click on the search bar on the taskbar.

    • Type system icons.

    • Under Turn System Icons ON or OFF, turn On the Clock and check with the issue.

    Hope it helps.
     
    Yaqub K, Dec 4, 2019
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