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My folder and application icons on Windows 7 are generic

My folder and application icons on Windows 7 are generic

All of a sudden my folder and application icons are sometimes generic icons, how do you fix this?

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Guest [Entry]

"Open cmd.exe and type the following command

del %userprofile%\appdata\local\iconcache.db /a:h

now change your screen bit depth to 16 bit and then back to 32 bit.

restart explorer (log off and on again)"