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Special Icons Missing
05-19-2017, 11:21 AM
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Special Icons Missing
I'm working with Windows 10. Until a few days ago, the icons I had installed under Appearance|Change Icon worked. Now they've disappeared. I tried each of the following a few times: rebooting, enlarging the size of the icons, reinstalling TLB.
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06-01-2017, 06:43 AM
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RE: Special Icons Missing
Actually, I can succeed in getting the icons to display. However, I usually need to reboot a number of times to do that. And, yes, I make sure to wait some minutes after a reboot hoping for the images to appear.

I've got a complex desktop and depend on the icons to do my work, so it's a hassle to have to reboot multiple times.Confused

(05-19-2017 11:21 AM)daveg77 Wrote:  I'm working with Windows 10. Until a few days ago, the icons I had installed under Appearance|Change Icon worked. Now they've disappeared. I tried each of the following a few times: rebooting, enlarging the size of the icons, reinstalling TLB.
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06-01-2017, 10:36 AM
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usually icons changed with "Appearance|Change Icon" works better then default Confused
Please can you post the screenshot with the missing icons?

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06-01-2017, 03:03 PM
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(06-01-2017 10:36 AM)Yuri Kobets Wrote:  usually icons changed with "Appearance|Change Icon" works better then default Confused

Yes, almost all the icons I've changed used "Appearance | Change Icon," and those are precisely the ones that I'm having the trouble with.

Please can you post the screenshot with the missing icons?

Yes, I'll attach an image showing both versions, the one that's missing and the one that has my correct icons. Please see the attached file.


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06-04-2017, 09:56 PM
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Where icons are located? Is this network drive/share?

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06-05-2017, 04:08 AM
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(06-04-2017 09:56 PM)Yuri Kobets Wrote:  Where icons are located?

C:\Users\Hridayam\Dropbox\On the Road\Icons\Menu Folder Icons

However, I've mapped that folder to drive Z:

(06-04-2017 09:56 PM)Yuri Kobets Wrote:  Is this network drive/share?

When I choose a new icon, I simply select from Z:

Is it possible that Windows sometimes has trouble finding the icon because of my mapping the folder?
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06-05-2017, 11:03 AM
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Quote:Is it possible that Windows sometimes has trouble finding the icon because of my mapping the folder?
Yes, this is the cause why TLB shows default icons. Windows runs Windows Explorer and the TLB before then other processes. So the network/mapped folder can be inaccessible yet, and TLB can't find the icons. TLB doesn't try to access icons after initial loading, only refreshing toolbar will help.

I recommend to save icon on the local disk. Also you can find the "Save icon with toolbar" option in the "Select Icon" dialog box. This will copy icon into the toolbar folder.

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06-05-2017, 11:13 AM (This post was last modified: 06-05-2017 11:17 AM by daveg77.)
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(06-05-2017 11:03 AM)Yuri Kobets Wrote:  
Quote:Is it possible that Windows sometimes has trouble finding the icon because of my mapping the folder?
Yes, this is the cause why TLB shows default icons. Windows runs Windows Explorer and the TLB before then other processes. So the network/mapped folder can be inaccessible yet, and TLB can't find the icons. TLB doesn't try to access icons after initial loading, only refreshing toolbar will help.

Refershing never worked, even after waiting for a while.

Is it possible that Windows sometimes has trouble finding the icon because of my mapping the folder?

Yes, this is the cause why TLB shows default icons. Windows runs Windows Explorer and the TLB before then other processes. So the network/mapped folder can be inaccessible yet, and TLB can't find the icons. TLB doesn't try to access icons after initial loading, only refreshing toolbar will help.

I recommend to save icon on the local disk. Also you can find the "Save icon with toolbar" option in the "Select Icon" dialog box. This will copy icon into the toolbar folder.

I'll try this, and get back to you again. Thanks!

I recommend to save icon on the local disk. Also you can find the "Save icon with toolbar" option in the "Select Icon" dialog box. This will copy icon into the toolbar folder.
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