Step 3: Double-click on OneDriveSetup. If prompted with the ''Destination Folder Access Denied'' dialog, just need to click ''Continue'' to confirm it. The file opened in Excel, but the none of the icons on Excel files changed to the proper Excel icon--they remained blank. After upgrading to Windows 10 you find the OneDrive icon disappeared? I created a in the Win 10 forums. If you like, you could download and merge the. Like a complete idiot I didn't export the original file as a back up, simply due to laziness.
I don't see how your instructions would resolve that. It may be that you have an app that disrupts communication with Microsoft. When they were opened, OneDrive worked perfectly. Go ahead and restart the computer and see if that fixes your problem. If you were to try to do.
On the second page Optional there are some options to block out Microsoft communicating with my computer through OneDrive. From now on, OneDrive icon will appear on the taskbar, always. I would love to figure out this puzzle so any other advice you might offer would again be appriciated. Right-click on the OneDrive icon and then select Settings. It is this issue that is most pressing.
How can I fix this? This time, enter this command: Code: explorer. The first solution blacked my computer out for about 10 seconds and scared me. This is the prompt I get each time I try to open some app. Caching mechanisms, such as the IconCache database, have been already discussed by multiple system specialists, and in depth by Mark E. Show Desktop Icons The latter method is easier to fix.
If one or more iconcache files are still listed, it means some applications are still running in the background. Hi cagross, I would like to know if the applications themselves can work fine when you open them and only the icons are missing. Open the ''Start Menu Places'' folder, move the previously created File Explorer shortcut from the desktop to the ''Start Menu Places'' folder. If it worked, repeat the steps for other Office documents. Unfortunately, System Restore did not work.
I can't run but a few applications and Internet Explorer. If the File Explorer shortcut is missing in the ''Start Menu Places'' folder, get it back with. All of my program icons have changed to some default icon. I have tried all the fixes listed above and still the same. Step 5: Finally, once the OneDrive icon is visible in the taskbar, right-click on it and click Settings. I tried this, but it did not work. In Windows 7 and higher, you right-click on the desktop and choose View and then make sure Show desktop icons is checked.
Having to retrieve all possible icon images from hard disk and to render them dynamically can consume lots of system resources. I was able to successfully add the icon for Excel. The best way to do this is to run System File Checker, which will check for missing and damaged Windows system files and repair them. Go ahead and right-click on it and choose Delete. Walter Glenn is the Editorial Director for How-To Geek and its sister sites. Select the file, press Ctrl+C, and then press Ctrl+V to paste a copy right in the same folder.
Best Regards, Winnie Liang Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help. Select Change Icon at the bottom of the options in the shortcut tab 4. I now obviously want to change this back to what it was originally - %1 - but when I do that it makes no effect. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff microsoft. Some of my Windows icons have disappeared and look like the default application icon. The second method involves restarting the explorer process without having to restart Windows.