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Bill
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      03-21-2011
Can someone tell me why I cannot get the correct icon to appear in my
Programs Toolbar (Windows XP). The icon keeps appearing as the "Smiley
Face" but when I right-click the toolbar icon, select "Properties",
the correct icon is present. When I select "Change Icon", the correct
icon is the only one shown. I select it, click OK, and it still
appears as a "Smiley Face". Please advise!

Bill
 
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      03-21-2011
On 3/21/2011 3:32 PM, Bill wrote:
> Can someone tell me why I cannot get the correct icon to appear in my
> Programs Toolbar (Windows XP). The icon keeps appearing as the "Smiley
> Face" but when I right-click the toolbar icon, select "Properties",
> the correct icon is present. When I select "Change Icon", the correct
> icon is the only one shown. I select it, click OK, and it still
> appears as a "Smiley Face". Please advise!
>
> Bill


Sounds like you need to rebuild the icon cache, Bill. Here is some of
the ways to do this.

http://smallvoid.com/article/windows-icon-cache.html

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      03-21-2011
Thanks Bill, for your response! Unfortunately, nothing I tried on your
Smallvoid.com page helped. In fact, the suggestion to Open Control
Panel, double-click Display applet, select Appearance worked up until
I discovered I had no "Item-dropdown", so I increased the size anyway
and proceeded on, but that didn't work either. I also tried the
TweakUI rebuild icons thing and no luck. I probably should have
mentioned that I have 32 icons in my Programs toolbar and only one
will NOT display the proper icon!

Bill

On Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:39:52 -0500, BillW50 <> wrote:

>On 3/21/2011 3:32 PM, Bill wrote:
>> Can someone tell me why I cannot get the correct icon to appear in my
>> Programs Toolbar (Windows XP). The icon keeps appearing as the "Smiley
>> Face" but when I right-click the toolbar icon, select "Properties",
>> the correct icon is present. When I select "Change Icon", the correct
>> icon is the only one shown. I select it, click OK, and it still
>> appears as a "Smiley Face". Please advise!
>>
>> Bill

>
>Sounds like you need to rebuild the icon cache, Bill. Here is some of
>the ways to do this.
>
>http://smallvoid.com/article/windows-icon-cache.html

 
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      03-21-2011
On 3/21/2011 5:18 PM, Bill wrote:
> Thanks Bill, for your response! Unfortunately, nothing I tried on your
> Smallvoid.com page helped. In fact, the suggestion to Open Control
> Panel, double-click Display applet, select Appearance worked up until
> I discovered I had no "Item-dropdown", so I increased the size anyway
> and proceeded on, but that didn't work either. I also tried the
> TweakUI rebuild icons thing and no luck. I probably should have
> mentioned that I have 32 icons in my Programs toolbar and only one
> will NOT display the proper icon!
>
> Bill


Oh wow! Maybe you have a corrupt user account.

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      03-22-2011
Bill,

Did some tinkering and I found that if I set the Programs toolbar to
"Large Buttons", i get the desired icon! Is there some limit to the
size of these icons so that they will appear with "Large Buttons"
unchecked?

Bill


On Mon, 21 Mar 2011 17:45:42 -0500, BillW50 <> wrote:

>On 3/21/2011 5:18 PM, Bill wrote:
>> Thanks Bill, for your response! Unfortunately, nothing I tried on your
>> Smallvoid.com page helped. In fact, the suggestion to Open Control
>> Panel, double-click Display applet, select Appearance worked up until
>> I discovered I had no "Item-dropdown", so I increased the size anyway
>> and proceeded on, but that didn't work either. I also tried the
>> TweakUI rebuild icons thing and no luck. I probably should have
>> mentioned that I have 32 icons in my Programs toolbar and only one
>> will NOT display the proper icon!
>>
>> Bill

>
>Oh wow! Maybe you have a corrupt user account.

 
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      03-22-2011
On 3/21/2011 10:42 PM, Bill wrote:
> Bill,
>
> Did some tinkering and I found that if I set the Programs toolbar to
> "Large Buttons", i get the desired icon! Is there some limit to the
> size of these icons so that they will appear with "Large Buttons"
> unchecked?
>
> Bill


Hi Bill! I have no idea what is going on now, except maybe you have a
corrupt user account. I would create a new user and try that one. If
that works, delete the old one. Get your data out of the old one first
though.

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