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OREALLY
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      07-14-2009
When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted back to
the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute the icons as
they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar issues going from
IE7-IE8?

Thanks,

Oreally


 
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Leonard Grey
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      07-14-2009
Personally - this is just me - I don't care if my internet shortcut
icons look like turds as long as they point to the right URL.
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Leonard Grey
Errare humanum est

OREALLY wrote:
> When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted
> back to the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute
> the icons as they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar
> issues going from IE7-IE8?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Oreally
>
>

 
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OREALLY
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      07-14-2009
Personally......I think Microsoft should respect the aesthetics.......and
not just toss them carelessly down the shute when they upgrade a program
that uses thousands of them!


"Leonard Grey" <> wrote in message
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> Personally - this is just me - I don't care if my internet shortcut icons
> look like turds as long as they point to the right URL.
> ---
> Leonard Grey
> Errare humanum est
>
> OREALLY wrote:
>> When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted back
>> to the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute the
>> icons as they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar issues
>> going from IE7-IE8?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Oreally
>>
>>

 
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Don Varnau
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      07-14-2009
Hi,
Are you referring to website Favicons, or other icons you selected?
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Don
[MS MVP- IE]


"OREALLY" <> wrote in message
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> When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted back

to
> the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute the icons

as
> they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar issues going from
> IE7-IE8?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Oreally


 
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OREALLY
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      07-14-2009
Just about all of them reverted to generic icons.....going from
IE6-IE7...even the ones that originally had the generic IE icons reverted to
the generic Windows Icon.

Oreally

"Don Varnau" <don_04[at]varnau[dot]org> wrote in message
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> Hi,
> Are you referring to website Favicons, or other icons you selected?
> -
> Don
> [MS MVP- IE]
>
>
> "OREALLY" <> wrote in message
> news:...
>> When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted back

> to
>> the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute the icons

> as
>> they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar issues going from
>> IE7-IE8?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Oreally

>

 
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Don Varnau
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      07-16-2009
This icon problem occurred enough times in the upgrade from IE6 to IE7 that
there's an MSKB article.
930426- The default system icon is displayed for Internet shortcut files
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/930426

I had no icon problems going to IE7 or IE8, but there are no guarantees. I
have seen fewer reports of problems when going from IE7 to IE8 than from IE6
to IE7, but there are no guarantees that *your* icons won't change. ;-)

Don
[MS MVP- IE]

"OREALLY" <> wrote in message
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> Just about all of them reverted to generic icons.....going from
> IE6-IE7...even the ones that originally had the generic IE icons reverted

to
> the generic Windows Icon.
>
> Oreally


> "Don Varnau" <don_04[at]varnau[dot]org> wrote in message
> news:...
> > Hi,
> > Are you referring to website Favicons, or other icons you selected?
> > -
> > Don
> > [MS MVP- IE]


> > "OREALLY" <> wrote in message
> > news:...
> >> When I upgraded from IE6 ti IE7 my Internet Shortcut Icons defaulted

back
> > to
> >> the generic Windows icon. It took several hours to reconstitute the

icons
> > as
> >> they were customized in IE6. Anyone seen or had similar issues going

from
> >> IE7-IE8?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Oreally


 
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