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Icons that are associated with the current version of Internet Explorer are incorrect after you install or uninstall Internet Explorer 7


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Symptoms

After you install or uninstall Windows Internet Explorer 7, you notice that the icons that are associated with the current version of Internet Explorer are incorrect. For example, after you uninstall Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 7 icons are displayed for Internet Explorer shortcuts and for HTML files.

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Cause

This issue occurs if Microsoft Windows does not update the icon cache after you install or uninstall Internet Explorer 7.

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Resolution

To resolve this problem, modify a display setting to force Windows to update the icon cache. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click a blank area of the desktop, and then click Properties.
  2. In the Display Properties dialog box, click the Settings tab.
  3. In the Color quality list, select a color depth other than the current color depth. For example, if the current color depth setting is Highest (32-bit), click Medium (16-bit).
  4. When you are prompted to keep the new settings, click Apply, and then click Yes.
  5. In the Color quality list, select the original color depth, click Apply, and then click Yes.
  6. Click OK to close the Display Properties dialog box.

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Keywords: KB926715, kbexpertisebeginner, kbprb, kbtshoot

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Article Info
Article ID : 926715
Revision : 1
Created on : 10/16/2006
Published on : 10/16/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 364