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    Post Black squares over icons

    Hi.

    After upgrading from 8.1 to Windows 10 Home I get black squares over the icons on my desktop.
    I tried rebuilding the icon cache as suggested by other sited found through google.

    "C:\Users\Lanny\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Ex plorer"

    By trying to delete the *.db files in the Explorer folder. It is only a temporary fix and reoccurs after
    every 2 or 3 startups. Does anyone know of a permanent fix for this problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falconx9 View Post
    Hi.

    After upgrading from 8.1 to Windows 10 Home I get black squares over the icons on my desktop.
    I tried rebuilding the icon cache as suggested by other sited found through google.

    "C:\Users\Lanny\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Ex plorer"

    By trying to delete the *.db files in the Explorer folder. It is only a temporary fix and reoccurs after
    every 2 or 3 startups. Does anyone know of a permanent fix for this problem?
    I recall in the past, someone used a tweak to remove the desktop shortcut arrows.
    That eventually caused the black squares.
    If that applies to you, the fix at that time was to reverse ( undo ) the tweak, then run the icon cache rebuild as well as Clear the thumbnail cache.
    Last edited by davidhk; 2016-08-07 at 15:57.

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    No, it doesn't. The black squares showed up about a week later after upgrading to windows 10. I was wondering of there is a registry fix for this problem. I looked on the Microsoft site and could not find anything that would help. So far I have tried clearing and rebuilding the cache but the problem still exists.

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