Windows 10: Reset files and folders icon back to default

Discus and support Reset files and folders icon back to default in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hello, my name is Daniel and a friend of mine has recently told me to use custom desktop themes. So, from the image as you can see, I've done it. But... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Daniel Robert54, Nov 28, 2020.

  1. Reset files and folders icon back to default


    Hello, my name is Daniel and a friend of mine has recently told me to use custom desktop themes. So, from the image as you can see, I've done it. But the problem is, I wanted to bring it back to default. I have tried doing some research on google. I uninstalled the app that used this theme, restarted my PC and it's still here. I have tried deleting IconCache file in AppData, still didn't work. I am stuck in this loophole trying to figure out how to restore it back to default. Reset files and folders icon back to default a3cb6cbe-1818-41d6-964a-b420cce3e8e9?upload=true.png

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    Daniel Robert54, Nov 28, 2020
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  2. newtekie1 Win User

    How to get back default icons?

    Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Try downloading the zip file provided there. You can follow the instruction to remove the little folder on your shortcuts, but then of course you won't know what icons are shortcuts, and which are real files. The part you probably want, is the reg file to restore the default arrow, apply that, and it should change them back to the regular arrows.

    Now, as for the folder icon:
    Right-Click the Folder > Properties > Go to Customize Tab > Click the Restore Default Button > Finally, Click the Apply Button...

    Unfortunately, you will have to do this with every folder, I don't know of a way to do it to all folders at once.
     
    newtekie1, Nov 28, 2020
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  3. Files & Folders View as medium or large Icons

    To assist you better, we would suggest that you try to follow the steps below:

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Once you are viewing a folder, right click an empty space within the File Explorer window and select View from the dialogue menu, then choose Large or any icon you wanted to use. Alternatively, you can use the following shortcut keys on the keyboard to
      change your View settings:
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 1 Extra Large
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 2 Large icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 3 Medium Icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 4 Small Icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 5 List
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 6 Details
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 7 Tiles
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 8 Content
    3. Once you have the view set, you can make it the default view for

    every folder.

    4. Click Apply, then click OK.

    Update us on the result.
     
    Marivel Man, Nov 28, 2020
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  4. Reset files and folders icon back to default

    Continuous Reset Layout Icons

    right click on the desktop, and at the top of the popup window is "sort by", you can then click which way you want the folders and icons sorted on the desktop.

    There is one way I know that it can reset after setting it the way you want. If you don't reset the PC normally to allow the changes to set in. If you were to crash the system or power down holding the power button, the system will default to the last save configuration (which is likely by alphabetical order).
     
    sneekypeet, Nov 28, 2020
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