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Help! How Do I Delete This Blank Icon File???

Q: Help! How Do I Delete This Blank Icon File???

OK! - Where do i start?

My limewire stopped working and wouldn't open. So i removed it and reinstalled it - still the same. I even wasted my money and brought PRO and obviously didnt make a difference.
I then figured it must be Java so i tried to uninstall that however even though it appeared to be uninstalled, everytime i would try to reinstall Java it would prompt me something like

''This Software has already been installed on your computer, would you like to continue to reinstall?'' - and when i select yes the box disappears!!
Also i had an blank icon on my control panel that i couldnt do anything with.
After 5 hours on the net trying to find out how to remove the icon I ended up removing it by downloading a app called 'Shell Object Editor'
I thought that must have resolved it however i continued to have the same message appear saying it was still installed however when i clicked 'yes' this time a message followed:

''This action is only valid for products that are currently installed''
By doing an advanced search, i was able to bring up all the files related to java including the hidden/non-indexed files and deleted them all however there were 3 files named 'Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0' that would delete??? Another message

ITEM NOT FOUND
This is no longer located in <%3NULL:OpText>. Verify the item's locations and try again.
The Icon for this file is a white blank paper icon if that helps and it wont let me move it to recycle bin or rename it or go into properties.

Im sure this is what i need to delete to allow me to install java again but I DONT KNOW HOW????

Please help me!!!!
Before you respond just want to add that i have already tried the following things:

Uninstalling from Control Panel
Tweak UI - didnt know how to use that?
Shell Object Editor - would let me select expert mode like it did when i remove the icon from control panel?
Windows install Clean up
Rebooting

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A: Help! How Do I Delete This Blank Icon File???

I suggest that you proceed to to our Security Center, Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help Forum, to have your system reviewed by a Security Analyst. Be sure to follow THESE STEPS carefully before posting your logs in the Security Forum.

Please be patient as the Security Analysts are very busy and one will get to you as soon as possible.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hello all

I have strange problem on my new PC when im using Windows 7 HPx64 (signature under my AC or in my profile). I am currently installing NVIDIA Driver GeForce 332.21 WHQL with PhysX Software Package 9.13.0725 reinstaled to newest version 9.13.1220. My problem is Blank Icon NVIDIA PhysX (32-Bit) on control panel. Im trying too many guides how i can remove it , hide it or delete it , unfortunatelly i do not know how can I do. I am very tired of finding solutions for this problem. Please i need your helps or any ideas how to fix it.

A:Blank Icon in Control Panel - NVIDIA PhysX (32-Bit) how delete it?

Hello Jesper, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have not already, METHOD TWO in the tutorial below can help show you how to hide the icon in the Control Panel. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about it.

Control Panel - Hide Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi all,

Since many years we are using custom BMP files as icon for one of our programs. That has always worked correctly, until Windows 8 (and Windows Server 2012) came. When we create the shortcut on our desktop and we browse to the network location where the BMP
file is and we click ok, we see the icon correctly in the "preview", but as soon as I click OK twice and I go back to the desktop, the shortcut is white, with no icon.

But when I place the BMP file on the local drive and I browse to it, it displays correctly in the previewer AND on the desktop.
This behaviour occurs on both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Who knows how to resolve this?

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Whenever I run a batch file, the icon in the taskbar is blank/default.
Is there any way to make it so it's the cmd.exe icon?

A:Batch file icon blank

Have you tried right clicking, properties, change icon? If so, you might want to rebuild the icon cache and restore default file associations to see if that fixes it.

Icon Cache - Rebuild
Default File Type Associations - Restore

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Dell Studio XPS 8100 i5 64-bit Windows 7
Yes I'm logged in as administrator.First problem: When I tried to delete a file, the icon stays where it was. When I try for the second time to delete same file, I get "This is no longer located in C:\users\john\desktop. Verify the items location and try again." Second problem: When I make a new folder on my desktop, name it and push enter,the name reverts to "new folder".

A:can't delete file from desk top,the icon stays

Try creating a new account, and see if the issue presents itself with the new account.

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I created a spread sheet by copying sheets from a few other spread sheets. The total file has 8 sheets and a total of about 20 pages of content but when I click on File/Properties, it shows as having 179 pages. When I save the file as a pdf. all those blank pages show up on one particular sheet I copied from one provided to me. I can't figure out how to get rid of them. I tried deleting rows but that didn't do a thing. Any idea how I can delete them so I can save this as a pdf. I tested that sheet to print it and it showed 2 blank pages... but not the 100+.
Thanks for any help.
 

A:EXCEL file has 100+ blank pages. How do I delete?

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so iv'e been downloaded some software from utorrent (i know it's a bit risky), and when i unrar the file, and entered to the directory, all of a sudden all the setup.exe files's icons become blank and when i try to lunch them, they wont open. 
even when i've try to run them as admin. and even when i shut down all my antivirus defendes(windows defender). 
thank for you all.

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start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --app=<some url>
This launches the program but the taskbar icon is blank.
Is there a switch or some other method to not have a blank icon ?

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I deleted a PDF document but the file icon still displays on my screen - I have tried to "cut" or "delete" the file icon but I received thisa message: "Item Not Found" "Could not find item" "This is no longer located in C:\Users\MYCOMPUTER NAME\Desktop." "Verify the item's location and try again."  It then shows the name of the File, the File Size {which is 0 bytes}, Date Modified. I have tried emptying the Temp Folder; the Recycle Bin; deletions from several sources and locations, including, but not limited to Documents; My Computer, etc. with no success. Youe help and assisstance will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

A:How can I delete a redundant file icon on my desktop display...

Hi, Please try the following tips:   https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-files/how-to-delete-orphaned-files-on-w... Note: read Pinaki Mohanty's reply. Regards.

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It has no information, it says it's 0 bytes and I can't change any information on it. I've tried rebooting my computer but it won't go away. It's not currently a real problem but I'm very suspicious of it because we just lost a computer to viruses/malware.
It has no file path and I can't locate it on my computer so I can't scan it specifically but I did a full scan and it turned up nothing.
Never the less I'm still wary of it.
8 hours ago - 4 days left to answer.
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Ok maybe I didn't state it right, I know what "unknown artists" is and does, my problem is that theres a file IN the unknown artist folder that I can't get rid of, like a song except it's not a song its just a blank file I can't delete or alter.

A:I have a blank file on my Windows Media Player that I can't delete.

You can try to install the program here. Then use it to delete the file.

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Hello guys,

I'm having a bit of a problem. Earlier tonight a couple of program icons started appearing as blank on my Windows 7 Pro PC. The programs in question were Word 07 and Powerpoint 07. I decided to try and fix them by rebuilding the icon cache but... unfortunately it just seems to have made things worse!

Now all of the Office programs have blank icons, as well as my anti-virus, Skype, Steam, WLM and a couple of others. Resetting and Rebuilding the Icon Cache keeps giving me the same results...

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks!
 

A:Rebuild Icon Cache File - Certain programs now have blank/default icons. 8(

The original files or icons from which the icon cache is populated or the registry data pointing to them may have been damaged or somehow deleted. This is hard to sort out except by reinstalling the program.

Can you try reinstalling one of those programs to see if you can get it back as a test?

Office type programs might fix this by doing a "repair", but you may need the disk to complete it.
 

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I'm posting this question for my brother who is a computer-noob.
Somehow his laptop running XP seems to have been infected by a virus, although Norman AV does not find a virus.
Problem: everytime he doubleclicks on an icon this seems to be interpreted as a delete command. He gets a question "Do you really want to move this file/shortcut to the recycle bin" Answering No does not close the window. This also happens when he opens outlook (via mouse-menu open option) on downloades messages, double click within outlook on a message deletes the message instead of opening it.
Does anybody know a virus that can cause this behaviour?

A:double clicking an icon every time tries to delete file/shortcut

If he has an infected system...he needs to consider posting here at BC, in the appropriate malware forum.BleepingComputer.com - Am I infected What do I do - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum103.html That's the best advice I can think of for a known infected system.Louis

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All my desktop shortcut have the google chrome icon at first but then after sometime turn blank white icons.
How do I change the default icon for all shortcuts in one click?

I am tired of re-installing google chrome each time. I don't know why this is happening.

A:shortcut default icon always changing back to blank icon

Hello Matt,

This may be able to restore your default shortcut arrow overlay icon.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

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I got infected with some malware. I'm not sure which one it was. I had popup ads coming up on my computer all the time, and error messages with bad grammar on them.I installed Mc Afee, Ad Aware, Spybot search and Destroy, vundo remover and run them all. I also ran Mc Afee Stinger as suggested on here. Each of them removed some malware.I still have a Red x (like a delete icon) instead of the hard drive icon when I look at my hard drive in My Computer. Also if I disconnect the internet from my PC I get IE "Work Offline - No connection to the internet is currently available" messages come up, even though I don't use IE!!! Sygate firewall is reporting that windows explorer is trying to connect to the internet as well, I don't know if that's part of it or what.Can someone decipher my HijackThis log and/or help me out? Cheers!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:49:03 PM, on 21/02/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Com... Read more

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Hello 3lpete and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I don't see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It's clean. Let's try a different scanner and see what we can see.Before running a new scan let's clean out the temporoary folders. Download ATF Cleaner to your Desktop.Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Click Select All found at the bottom of the list.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browser, do this also:Click Firefox at the top and choose Select All from the list.Click the Empty Selected button.NOTE : If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browser, do this also:Click Opera at the top and choose Select All from the list.Close ALL Internet browsers (very important).Click the Empty Selected button.NOTE : If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.Now download WinPFind35u.exe to your Desktop and double-click on it to extract the files. It will create a folder named WinPFind35u on your desktop.Note: You must be logged on to the system with an account that has Administrator privileges to run this program.Close ALL OTHER PROGRAMS.Open the WinPFind3u folder and double-click on WinPFind35U.exe to start the program (if you are running on Vista then right-click the program and choose Run as Administrator).In the Drivers section click on Non-Microsoft.Under Additional Scans click the checkboxes in front of th... Read more

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Hey, I've been coming to this forum for a while now since I set up my Windows 7 system, the tutorials here are fantastic, and have helped me customized Windows 7 just the way I want it!

except just after the last couple of days, I noticed that a few of the icons in the start menu were missing, and replaced with what looks like an Adobe Illustrator file icon, and when I open the program, it also shows the Illustrator icon on the task bar :S

I was just wondering if any of you might know what would cause something like this, and I greatly appreciate any help that is given

I'll attach a photo to show you exactly what I mean:

A:Icon Help: Icons missing and replaced with Illustrator File Icon

Hello RadiantPaladin, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if rebuilding the icon index may be able to fix it for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Really weird, see attachment.. Tried resetting the icon cache. It's like this on all of my desktop icons.. any ideas?

A:White 'File' icon showing over top of normal desktop icon

Hello JingleJangle, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like your shortcut arrow overlay icon got messed up somehow. You can use either method in the tutorial below to restore the arrow icon. Method Two is the easiest way with the program.

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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The shortcut icons for my desktop icons are all missing and have been for about a year. I foolishly must have installed something at some point that removed the shortcut icons. I just started searching for results only to find a solution on this forum.

The problem is that the information that I need is in closed threads that no longer have the attachments that I would need to solve this issue.

The following link was the article that I found that had the correct info that I needed.

[SOLVED] Icons on desktop have 'missing file icon' instead of shortcut arrow?

If someone could please help me out with this issue (even though it has already been covered) I would be very thankful.

A:[SOLVED] 'Missing file' icon instead of shortcut icon

Hi, run the attached .zip file it will open a Lnk.reg file right click on this and select Merge. Restart your computer.

Scuts.zip

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Today I found that 2 of my programs mbam and ccleaner's icon become blank, here the screenshot:


How to fix?

A:Blank icon

Try rebuilding the icon cache.

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When I create a shortcut desktop icon which links to an MS-DOS "EXE" file, the desktop icon is blank (just white with no Icon). When I go to the Properties window and select an Icon, the selected Icon shows up on the "Program" sheet but not on the "General" sheet - of the Properties window. How do I get Vista to show the selected Icon on the desktop?

TIA,

Dellco

A:Blank Desktop Icon

So you are making shortcut of cmd.exe?

Well I tried it and my icon shows right. I think best course of action would be try aplying some other icon to your shortcut (I have non english Vista so I'm not 100% sure about name of tabs) Properties -> Program -> Change Icon -> Browse You can use any exe file with icon or %systemroot%System32/Imageres.dll has some general icons.

If other icons work and you want original icon back just change icon to what you find from %systemroot%System32/cmd.exe

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In All Apps, Files&Folders and Network Speed Test icons show blank whereas its tiles work properly Pls help asap
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A:Blank icon in 2 apps

Try uninstalling and reinstalling both apps and see if that fixes your issue. If you have tried that already, no need to respond. Good luck.

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I have office 2007 installed on vista and everytime i right click and choose new and choose microsoft office powerpoint presentation i get a blank powerpoint icon but that doesnt happen with word or excel and every other office 2007 application..Even when im using the powerpoint application and i save a ppt from there the icon appears blank..Please help as this is driving me crazy..

i have a pic below of the word and excel icons showing right and the powerpoint icons blank -

A:my powerpoint icon is blank

Nevermind problem fixed

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Everynow and then this blank taskbar icon would appear in my taskbar and it would dissappear, I have spyware and virus scanned numerous times but cannot figureout what it is. Can somebody help me out? I want to get rid of it from appearing again, becuase it brings my comp out of screensaver and stuff and it's annoying.

A:Blank Tasbar Icon

alright i see u use xp

so, right click the task bar (or whatever you call that bar at the bottom of the screen) and hit properties

in "Notification Area", open Customize

Scroll down to "Past Items"

Find the blank icon and find the name of the program.


And if you can't find it, then open Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) and go to Processes and monitor all processes (wastes a lot of time)

sorry cant be more help

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Okay, as the title states I'm getting blank paper icons, but only in one specific folder. Any folder in my Documents folder refuses to show the windows 8 folder icon.
And some folders inside of any of the said initial folders are blank white paper as well, while others are showing it perfectly fine. The other strange thing is, is when I take all the files out of the blank folders and move them to another folder, the said blank folder resets itself and the folder icon suddenly works. Now this is for medium and tile view of the icons. It was at first only doing it on the large view, but now it's only those two views.
 
Any help would be appreciated. My windows is up to date and I've scanned for virius and malware with nothing to show. I've also restarted it as well.
I've attached a screenshot of the folder.

A:Blank paper icon

You can try rebuilding the icon cache database for starters.Here is one way of doing the above:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/bea47202-d869-4155-8c8f-2a5b8bd7be1d/forum-faqhow-to-rebuild-icon-cacheGood luck.

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(windows 98)
I've recently removed MSN from my system and the desktop icon for "MSN internet access" cannot be deleted.

I've tried multiple remedys to include:
renaming then trying to delete
boot with command prompt only then cd windows/desktop, the execute del MSNInt~1.*
add/remove from control panel
remove everything containing "msndc.exe" from the registry
Please help me delete this pesky icon from my desktop.
 

A:Please help me delete my MSN Icon

I have never used this method and I had it saved, searched for it and now pass it on to you for your consideration. Be careful if you follow these steps because you don't wanna mess up your registry. Good luck to you.

SUMMARY
This article describes how to remove the MSN or The Microsoft Network icon from your desktop.

MORE INFORMATION
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys and Values" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) or the "Add and Delete Information in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics in Regedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it. If you are running Windows NT or Windows 2000, you should also update your Emergency Repair Disk (ERD).
To remove the MSN or The Microsoft Network icon from your desktop, delete the following registry key, and then restart the computer:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\{88667D10-10F0-11D0-8150-00AA00BF8457}

Additional query words: msnet msnetwork microsoft-net m.s.n. MSN Delete Icon

Keywords : kbenv kbmsn
Version : WINDOWS:2.0,2.5,2.51,2.52,2.6,5.0,5.1,95,98,98 Second Edition
Platfo... Read more

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there is an icon on my desktop called "crack22a", and when i try to delete it a message comes up saying "it is being used by another person or program. close any programs that might be using it and try again". i dont know what program is using it. i scanned it with antivir, so its not a virus. if i double click on it, an error message comes up saying ".../crack22a.exe is not a valid win32 application". i think i was downloading it, and firefox crashed. so it never downloaded all of it. anyone know how i can get rid of it?
 

A:cant delete an icon

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i installed a small game and then uninstalled it through control panel but it left an icon on the desktop. i can now no longer delete it or move it or anything because it says the path is wrong?????
 

A:cant delete an icon

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In WXP how do I delete an icon from the lower right tool bar. When I right click I don't get the option to delete. I changed default printers and want to delet the old icon and add the new icon but can't figer out how. Greg & Grimm
 

A:How to delete icon

i take it you have added another printer to your system.try open control panel/printers and faxs, click the printer you don't want and delete it.

if its the printer software look in add and remove programs and find the old one and uninstall it.

hope this helps
 

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So I recentaly recived a nice Compaq Presario R3000, quite an upgrade on what I used to work on.
Anyway....

I just performed a clean install of Windows XP Home. Then I took out my flash drive and ran back and forth from my sisters computer downloading drivers.

So this one piece of hardware, witch is a wireless bluetooh card that is built in, Has a driver caleld "Bluetooth by HP" I have installed it and that seems to make the card work very well.

But... I am a very organized person and I absolutely HATE IT when I have icons on my desktop that I don't use. It really gets on my nerves...

So I tried ol' click and press delete. Nothing happens, I right click the icon and theirs no Delete option. If I unistall Bluetooth by HP it gets rid of the icon but also the driver.

Any one have any experiance with this and can help me get rid of this icon?

Much apperciated.
~ Neat Freek

A:Can't Delete Icon?

Well, most of the time, if you use Tweakui you can "disable" the icon (doesn't delete it, but it isn't shown.) This also works well with icons such as " network neighborhood" and "recycle bin".

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Last night I had my computer restart for no particular reason and it went through the windows start up but then when it's supposed to go to the log in screen for me to enter my password all I get is the mouse icon with a black screen. I tried hitting the f4 with the three options of safe mode, safe mode with net working and safe mode with command. When I hit any of these choices it starts loading the drivers and after about 15 drivers are listed it locks up and goes back to the black screen with a larger mouse icon. I also tried hitting f8 and had the same problem. My computer is a dell Inspiron 660 running windows 7. I don't have a windows 7 disc as dell never gave me one. I have been keeping my anti virus up to date- norton but for some reason I must have gotten a virus of some sort as a little before my problem norton blocked one attack but then allowed something in which it deemed safe. I was on a page that I linked from Facebook and didn't think the page was unsafe. I love it that I pay good $ and norton didn't do its job. I have looked at past posts and I am stumped. Also I am not a really savvy tech guy so bear with me if I need some help or ask a lot of questions. Luckily I have a iPad to still post.
Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Blank screen with mouse icon

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Now I've been having quite a deal of trying to restore a lot of default stuff after having some theme files go wrong. As you could see I've been posting recently about "how to get this back", "why is this blank" stuff like that, I'm sorry. I guess this is what happens when you don't back up your files. I'm learning the hard way and will back up my files next time. :I
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Now to my question, every time I download something it's icon shows up as a blank page (picture) and this isn't only for iTunes. I was just using iTunes as an example. But as you can see in the picture provided, there is a blank page for the icon. I don't know why it's doing this, it does this both in Firefox and Chrome, I reinstalled Firefox and it still does it. Here's a catch though, whatever I download has a correct icon for it in my downloads folder or where ever I save my download too. (This only applies if it has it's own icon, like iTunes for it's installation.exe icon). I'm pretty mind boggled about this. I don't know any other reason why it could be doing this. I just did a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) and at the time being, I cannot restore my hard drive as in I need an Acer recovery disc, which I do not have (which I'm sure if I could do this, it would solve my problem).

Thank you for reading this. (:

A:Blank icon everytime I download something?

Hello CosmicPoptart,

The program's icon will be seen on it's .exe file or shortcut instead.

That's the "Open File - Security Warning" prompt, and is common for the icon to be like that in it. You could use the tutorial below to unblock the downloaded file to stop getting this.

Open File - Security Warning : Unblock File

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Any way to fix this easily please?





Thanks

A:Edge icon blank in task bar

Think this is actually part of a wider issue as my desktop shortcuts for images are no longer showing a preview either ...

Ideas or time for a re-install?

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I guess you guys are tired of this topic but I do need help... accidentally deleted a file even,an important one.

this is what it looks like on this drive and this drive only:

but it should look like this instead..this drive and others are ok:


this thing some times happens,but never before did one whole drive went blank.

All help is appreciated

A:Folder icon showing blank

Is the file you deleted in the recycle bin and can you restore it?
Do you know what file you deleted?
Do you have a restore point or backup image from before the problem?

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When i make HTML Files they have a blank icon like when windows has an unknown file type, changing default opener to ie didnt work, ie had the same blank icon, but opera has its normal html file icon, and other programs for other things have there default icon when it is marked to open with them, the html files still open with default program i set them to just the icon is not right, anyone know how to fix them?

A:Html Files Have Blank Icon

Hi stupidhomer,Per your request, since the issue is resolved, your HijackThis Log is now closed and this topic is re-opened.If you have any questions, feel free to PM me.

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Hi all ...

Recently I've been getting a little blank Word icon showing up as processing. Has a blue title top and the window is blank.

It doesn't show up in the Task Bar or Windows Task Manager.

The only way I know it is there is using old school of Alt+Tab to toggle amongst programs, i.e., Outlook, Windows Media (music), Word and Internet. Yes, I obviously highlight it to bring it up but it doesn't come up.

To use the Alt+Tab toggle method there has to be at least two programs open. I've tried all the combinations above. It shows up but I still can't get it to come to the forefront.

I can't afford to buy my Norton virus update so I downloaded Avast and did a "thourough" scan (6 hours). Nothing. Nada. Zip. It still comes back.

I can get rid of it by re-booting. It seems my computer slows down when it shows up. Thus if I can't find it I can't get rid of it.

Class, any thoughts or suggestions????
 

A:Little blank Word icon shows up

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An unusual problem in Windows 8.

I have downloaded a .dot template to print a calendar from MS Outlook. The template works fine by double clicking the icon but the .dot icon on the desktop is a blank square with the name of the template below it.

The original downloaded file in a folder shows the icon with the MS Word picture but as soon as I move it to the desktop the icon goes blank.

I have ensured that the file is associated with MS Word (2003) and the icon shows with the picture in the file associations program.

I have also tried deleting the icon cache and rebooting but all stays the same with a blank icon.

Any suggestions?
 

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Hi, I've noticed a blank icon in my Control Panel and I can't get rid of it. See attachment (also see the message when trying to make a shortcut of it). I haven't installed or uninstalled any drivers or hardware recently (as some websites say the cause for this is).

Whoever has suggestions I thank them in advance!
 

A:Blank icon in Control Panel

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Win 8

This is strange ...have program icons on taskbar for quick-launch ...today after booting up, I saw(outlook mail) icon is now 'blank' !!! ( before it was identified as Outlook ) - any ideas ? it still launches Outlook. thanks in advance ...

A:taskbar icon now ''blank'' ! what happened?

See here: How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows

For windows 7 but works for windows 8 as well.

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I am looking for some help with something that I have been unsuccessful in finding a solution for. I am currently doing testing with windows 7 and adding a few computers to our domain. We do not want the computer to remember the last logged in user, therefore when the computer boots up, it shows a blank user icon. I understand the reasoning behind this but I a looking for a fix. I would like to put a custom user icon in there and have it display when users are not logged in as well as make it the default for the user icons. I have already made it the default for the user icons, however am stuck on the blank icon.

Could someone please point me in the right direction?

Thanks again,

-AF

A:Blank User Icon in Domain

How to customize default user profiles in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

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I received 4 files from a coworker stating that she couldn't open them, but since she didn't need them and I did, would i deal with the problem. Well, the icons for the files (3 are .jpg -unknown creating program, 1 .doc -created in word) are blank, that is they look like a sheet of white paper and they also have a small black clock (or something that looks verymuch like a clock) in the lower left hand corner of the icon. The files, which should be rather large are showing as only being 2kb (the pics should be 1mb+ each). I would go to the source who created the files, only she left her job a year ago and the coworker who sent the files to me inherited her computer. Both my and my coworker's computers are identical, running windows 2000, with all 200 apps. the word version is 9.0.4527. I have tried saving the files, "open with", and opening them from with in various apps, nothing is working. I figure there is a really simple solution that I have no clue about. Any advice, etc. would be appreciated.

TY
 

A:FIles are blank, unknown icon

Hi!

I don't want to get your hopes up making you think that I know the answer. Sadly, I probably know as little (or less) as you do about what the heck is going on with your crazy doc file.

I just have one tiny suggestion that may or may not help.

(Have you tried this already?)
When you right-click the ICON of the document and choose "Properties," what kind of information do you get?? Does the properties window indicate anything about "shortcut" this or "target" that?

Also, compare the Properties window you get for the mystery file to the Properties window you get when you right-click the icon of a KNOWN GOOD DOCUMENT.

I'm hoping this could give us more clues.

I'm also hoping that someone else will have even better advice.

Overall, though, I can't help but feel that the inaccurate file sizes could be a bad sign.

Do you think you could save a screen-shot of the white-sheet-with-black-clock image. Could you save a graphic of that (with Print Scrn or something) and upload it as a attachment here in the forum thread as a bmp or a jpg???

Maybe if someone sees the icon it will jog their memory
 

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My Start Menu is set to display the Control Panel as a menu. At the top of the list is an item with no icon or name. Clicking it does nothing. I cant even create a shortcut of it. How can I remove this item? (Please see attached pic of the problem)

A:Blank icon with no name in Control Panel

Switch the control panel setting back to display as a link, check control panel. Post your results.

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My jpeg image icons have reverted to the blank default icons?

I've reinstalled photoshop incase it caused a problem...
Icons still not fixed.

Tried associations... they are the default as far
as I could tell.

Tried TweakUI repair icons.. still nothing.

Will try deleting dllcache folder.. see where that get's me...

Any suggestions?

thanks
 

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Any way to fix this easily please?





Thanks

A:Edge icon blank in taskbar

Think this is actually part of a wider issue as my desktop shortcuts for images are no longer showing a preview either ...

Ideas or time for a re-install?

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Old New Thing - Blank Paper Icon. I right click an exe and click Make Shortcut. It tells me it can't make it under Program Files (x86) do I want it on Desktop? Sure. I work for a while. When I look at Desktop this shortcut has the dreaded Blank Paper Icon(tm).

The more it .... the more it stays the same.

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I have the same problem on my Sony laptop. have been trying to get rid of it for about 8 months but no change. Can I get some help with this problem.
 

A:About:Blank cannot delete .dll any help?

I have split your post off into your own thread. In the future if you have a Question/Problem please start a "New Thread". It get's too confusing trying to address two different people's problem in the same thread and you may get overlooked.
 

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i have used the forum before. I updated and ran all the adware tools i.e. cwshredder, ad-ware, spy-bot. It keeps coming back. I tried going to start....run....cmd....and tried to delete C:\WINDOWS\System32\aldjgbj.dll. It told me access was denied?

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Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\J Vaughn>del C:\WINDOWS\System32\aldjgbj.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\aldjgbj.dll
Access is denied.
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I have had this problem for weeks now. Any new updates for the About:Blank problem? Here is my HijackThis log.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 9:46:31 AM, on 5/3/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
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A:About:Blank cannot delete .dll any help?

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I looked at my firewall events earlier and i saw a file had been trying to connect to the internet but had been blocked by my firewall. Whenever i install a program i am unsure of i block the exe file from connecting to the internet until i'm happy its a safe program. The file is "EFL1.4_Setup(x64).exe" and is the setup file for Easy Locker from XOSLAB.COM i had this program installed once but was not impressed so i uninstalled it, but the file i downloaded is still in my download folder.This is what is trying to connect to the internet,So rather than just delete it i thought i will shred it to make sure its gone. Comodo System Utilities deleted all the files that came with it eg the 32 bit file but it left this file to be deleted on restart,after a restart it was still there. I tried again,same result, I also have Comodo System Cleaner it said it deleted it but it did not,it just thinks it did,Glary Utilities will not delete it even if i run it as administrator (which i am anyway) it still tells me i don't have permission, Spybot secure shredder tells me i don't have permission. Slim Cleaner has a shredder & it says i don't have permission. I can't take ownership of it,if i try to take ownership of it through the properties & permissions etc i get denied access. MalwareBytes File assassin tells me i don't have permission. I am Administrator,& even so i tried running the shred programs as Administrator. oh!,this is a first, I just tried to upload it to V... Read more

A:Unable to delete a file,can't delete it can't shred it,

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Stever1


I looked at my firewall events earlier and i saw a file had been trying to connect to the internet but had been blocked by my firewall. Whenever i install a program i am unsure of i block the exe file from connecting to the internet until i'm happy its a safe program. The file is "EFL1.4_Setup(x64).exe" and is the setup file for Easy Locker from XOSLAB.COM i had this program installed once but was not impressed so i uninstalled it, but the file i downloaded is still in my download folder.This is what is trying to connect to the internet,So rather than just delete it i thought i will shred it to make sure its gone. Comodo System Utilities deleted all the files that came with it eg the 32 bit file but it left this file to be deleted on restart,after a restart it was still there. I tried again,same result, I also have Comodo System Cleaner it said it deleted it but it did not,it just thinks it did,Glary Utilities will not delete it even if i run it as administrator (which i am anyway) it still tells me i don't have permission, Spybot secure shredder tells me i don't have permission. Slim Cleaner has a shredder & it says i don't have permission. I can't take ownership of it,if i try to take ownership of it through the properties & permissions etc i get denied access. MalwareBytes File assassin tells me i don't have permission. I am Administrator,& even so i tried running the shred progr... Read more

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