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Program icon change

by MzLee / November 5, 2004 6:45 AM PST

OS-ME IE6SP1 Iranview
The icon for this program suddenly has changed from it's program default icon to a happy face.
So far I've right clicked the program, change icon, did a system restore and neither corrected this.
It's no biggie but wondering first why this happened and is there any other way to change it back to the default icon.
Many thanks,
Lee

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Re: Program icon change
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 9:03 AM PST
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I'm no familiar with "IE6SP1 Iranview".

What is Iranview?


Mark

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Re: Program icon change
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 9:29 AM PST
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Lee,

Irfanview is easy to uninstall, then reinstall. That's what I would do first. It should rectify the problem.

For Mark,

Irfanview is an excellent free picture viewer which can be used for a number of things such as changing picture sizes, file types, showing slide shows, etc.

Irfanview Link

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: Program icon change
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 9:32 AM PST

OK thanks Grif.

I just wondered if it would have had anything to do with the version of IE he was using, (eg a customised version), and his smiley icon problem. Happy

Mark

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(NT) (NT) Mark, Lee's A 'She'...(f)...MzLee
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 9:44 AM PST
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Re: (NT) Mark, Lee's A 'She'...(f)...MzLee
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 7:40 PM PST

Oops!

Sorry Lee.


Mark

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Likely your iconcache...
by Edward ODaniel / November 6, 2004 9:18 AM PST
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easiest way to fix this is to download and use Microsoft's TweakUI (version 1.33 for Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 98, and Windows 95) which you can get here http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/tweakui (also has installation instructions).

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Re: Program icon change
by PudgyOne / November 6, 2004 1:47 PM PST
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Right click on your desktop, left click on properties, then left click on effects. Then change the icon to whatever you want or change it to the default icon. If you were trying to use the desktop themes, this is another way the icons can get changed.

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