Forum discussion tagged with Icons.
  1. G

    Question Desktop Icons spacing out randomly ?

    Occasionally when I start up my desktop PC, my desktop icons will be spaced out like in the below image. I am not sure what causes it other than it is always on start up. Restarting the machine does resolve the issue, but it will re-occur 1 out of 3 times whenever I start my machine from Power...
  2. TransCP6

    Question icons of running applications in the right corner of the start menu disappeared

    I don't know what it's called. Below I will give a screenshot. I don't know if an update or a virus did it, but the cmd commands didn't help (SFC, DISM).
  3. VermilionNeko

    Question Specific desktop icons keep moving

    Hi As usual, I probably won't get any replies to this, but I don't know where else to turn/ask. 😒 😔 I seem to have this weird and annoying problem where specific desktop icons keep moving. I have two monitors set up - my first has all the icons for my software and my second - the icons for...
  4. M

    Question Windows 7 shortcuts not working ?

    Hi all, I have windows 7 on my laptop and all of a sudden all of my taskbar shortcuts disappeared. The apps are working normally when I open them from their original .exe file but whenever I try to add them to my taskbar or my desktop nothing happens. I tried dragging them and pinning them to...
  5. Mavielor

    [SOLVED] Weird text and Icons after changing resolution

    Hello everyone. So last week I tried changing resolutions on my Nvidia graphics card through their app but it seems it messed up something with my windows since im getting these weird letters and the icons and letters that are supposed to be round have now square edges on them and its really...
  6. InfurnoHD

    Question Lag when hovering desktop icons

    Hi guys. My desktop icons are very laggy. This also applies to whenever I drag the selection box over a bunch. Check the video to see what I mean. I've heard that it might be due to the virtual memory being set too low, so i manually increased it, all the way from min. 16GB to max 32GB for all...
  7. M

    Question Corrupted Icons

    Hello... Long time ago i had a 500 GB Hard drive (main) that has windows 7 on it, it started getting blue screen of deaths and i didnt felt like fixing it because i was just starting university and i just picked another 80 GB hard drive and used it with windows 10, now i come back to this win7...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] How to change user folders (e.g. Documents) icons in Windows 10?

    Hello, I want to customize my user folders icons, in my Windows 10 (with dark theme + UXThemePatcher). I tried using Customizer God, but it gives me an error: "UpdateResource#3\#1156 failed: The parameter is incorrect." Is there any other way to customize icons (or fix this error)? Thanks for help!
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Some programs only show dummy icons in the 'search' function of the START menu

    There is some back story, but I'll keep it short. My now 3 month old custom build has begun to randomly cut out all the peripherals at random times, but the machine will remain running. That means once every few days, my monitors (I have 3), keyboard, and mouse will turn off, but the PC will...
  10. S

    Question Windows 10 big icons get pixelated

    Hello everyone how are you doing? i have an issue with windows 10 it also happens in windows 7 and 8 problem is that some big icons get small and pixelated and some do not if i rename the icon it gets fixed but after a couple of minutes it is pixelated again some times it does't happen for a...
  11. icyulkn

    [SOLVED] Change Videos, Pictures, Downloads, Music etc icons in navigation

    I have been trying to change the icons in Windows 10 file explorer (desktop, downloads, etc) on the left hand side (with the hard drive disk icons) with no luck. I can change the icons appearance under "C:\Users\name" but not on the left hand side navigation. I've tried a bunch of tweaks but...

    [SOLVED] Jagged edges on some icons, text and games using 32" TV

    It doesnt matter If I use fxaa or x8 msaa or change the resolution, It always looks like this My GPU is a 3gb 1060 and the resolution of the TV is 1366x768 It also happens with any bright color
  13. Z

    [SOLVED] Why do game icons keep shrinking or damaged...?

    So basically I arranged my game shortcuts in one folder. I changed most of them into a better looking icons usually 256x256 size using https://icoconvert.com/ . This is my Game Folder.png Sometimes the icons shrink like this Icon shrink.png Sometimes they are okay. Sometimes they are not...
  14. The Blue Infinite

    Question Icons keep on deleting

    Icons keep on defaulting even after I restore the registry. It's happened like 3 times now. They keep on turning into those default earth and page icons. Any help is appreciated.
  15. T

    Question Missing Icons

    I've made this thread before, but somehow I can't find it, sorry to duplicate, I'm not familiar with this new UI. My icons are missing from desktop, and file explorer, deleting iconcache didn't help, and making new User also didn't help, but everything is fine with my other User, the problem...
  16. T

    Question Icons On Desktop Disappear, Only The App Names Shows Up

    I don't know why, but icons are disappearing, File Explorer also doesn't seems to work, but the thing is, If I switch users, everything works perfectly, I can see my desktop icons on the previous user(the faulty one). any idea? Here's the screenshots: https://postimg.cc/Hrh3KCW1...
  17. pmg225

    [SOLVED] Restore default icons for hard drives?

    Hello, I've installed an app called HDDLife and it changed my drives icons to these ugly things. I've also uninstalled that app to see if it fixed itself, but nothing is ever that easy, now i'm stuck with these icons. If someone would help, I'd be thankful! Thanks.
  18. F

    Question Icon Placement/Icon Size

    I have one Monitor in front of me which has the Taskbar and is primary monitor if gaming fullscreen. The second monitor is on my right. So I have my main application on the main and the second is free, so I place my icons there so I dont have to minimize current applications to make use the...
  19. S

    Question Unable to POST with MSI b450M PRO-VDH motherboard with amd ryzen 2600.

    I assembed high end machine with MSI b450M PRO-VDH motherboard and AMD ryzen 2600, but ended up with no POST. All fans are working fine. I doubt no boot issue is related to bios not upgraded. Can anyone please confirm?
  20. logancruise

    Question can i run watchdogs?

    hello sir.plz kindly look over my issue. I have justcause 2 game on my pc. accidentally I replaced the setup.exe file with the setup file of PES game. PES game came downloaded along with just cause 2 .i thought we should replace the pes files in justcause 2 folder. so finally setup.exe for...
  21. C

    Monitor Audio Issues with Xbox One

    I bought a monitor the other day. It had no headphone jack or speakers. So today I bought some computer speakers, a MINI HDMI to RCA converter, a 3.5 mm jack to 2 RCA female converter, and a RCA coupler (to attach extra cords and stuff). My plan was to hook up an HDMI cable to the Xbox One...
  22. CornFlakeJake

    Question Windows 8.1 Installer Wont let me Make Bootable USB

    Hey guys, so the title pretty much says everything. I downloaded the windows 8.1 installer, and after the download corrupting 3 times, it finally worked. I launched it and it asked me to enter my product key. Weird, but I entered it, accepted the terms and conditions, then it wanted me to start...
  23. J

    Question So, anyone got info on 1660 TI?

    Finished my HTPC'ish build. Decided to run a 1660 TI, cause it fit the price point I was looking for. Having a really wierd display bug, HDMI and Displayport both. whenever I am running Windows 10 it will randomly pop up a black screen, for maybe 3-5 seconds, then the display kicks back on...
  24. Z

    Question Gtx 660 performance edition smells lile its burning

    So last night i was playing some games like league of legends and garys mod and i went to sleep i work up this morning and woke up my computer. After a few minutes i noticed a burning smell coming from the computer and i opened it up and looked for any problems the sm was coming from the gpu...
  25. J

    [SOLVED] Can it affect it ?

    Hello does hitting your pc to the front-top or just to the top cause some damage it happened to me and it's a long story. It looks like it works fine but i have ocd and I need to know.
  26. ysdrone

    [SOLVED] SSD life remaining drop 1% every month.

    I use Kingston SA400S37240G. I check the Kingston ssd manager and the life remaining is 97%, I only used it 3 and half month, is this normal? I usually use it for download video and movie. 50gb++ write and transfer every month. and it's in my laptop, ssd temperature 45-53c. Is the ssd life...
  27. L

    Which of these laptops would be best for general programming/emulation?

    Hi there, I'm looking for a laptop for university, and the minimum specs required are: Windows 10 operation system Intel i5 Processor 8GB RAM 256GB SSD storage Connections: (WiFi, LAN (optional), USB-C / USB 3) I've looked online and found some refurbished ultrabooks within my price...
  28. L

    Question How to pick up RAM for specific motherboard (ASRock B450M Pro4) and processor (Ryzen 5 2400G)?

    Hello. I'm choosing RAM memory for my new build for home purposes. I'm looking for 2x8Gb modules working on 2.9Mhz. So here is the thing, QVL list from ASRock is not updated since processor is coming out (speaking the words what tech. support asnwered me) and only couple models what they are...
  29. lao0592

    Question Regarding PSU Compatibility..

    Hi Guys, i am looking to buy these Specs so need your suggestions. 1. PSU :- THERMALTAKE TR2 S SERIES SMPS 500W - 500 Watt 80 Plus Standard Certification PSU With Active PFC, 2. AMD PROCESSOR :- AMD RYZEN 5 2400G APU Series Desktop Processor - (Radeon Vega 11 Graphics, 4 Core, Up To 3.9 GHz...
  30. B

    Question how do we report broken links to Tom's Hardware

    the preview of Screen Saver looks just fine, but it never actually activates. I've reset the time it should start in 1 minute increments and none actually start
  31. K

    Question Steam Library after reinstalling OS

    So in short i had to reinstall the OS and then reinstall all my other programs. i have my library saved on a HDD and im unsure of the best way to get all games reinstalled should I: 1) permanently delete the old stream library and simplly create a new one 2) make the old folder the...
  32. P

    VCIOO and VCSAA voltage 8700k 3200mhz cl14 kit

    Hey, just wondered which VCIOO VCSAA voltage i should be aiming at with: i7-8700K 4.9GHz 1.325V, 4.4Cache G.Skill Trident Z 3200mhz CL 14 ( 14-14-14-34 ) 1.350V 16GB Asus Maximus X Hero Motherboard I've attempted in many aspects from 1.0 - 1.25 on both of VCIOO VCSAA, even tho i pass...
  33. B

    [SOLVED] New PSU causing boot up problems?

    So I bought a new PSU and replaced my old one that was about 4 years old. After hooking it up, my windows doesn't want to boot up and it stays on the loading screen for like 5 minutes before it starts. I have an 840 EVO SSD , and before it was loading in 20 seconds. Is it possible that a brand...
  34. W


    I have above titled motherboard and I am thinking of SLI two GTX 1080 cards. I have googled everywhere but only info found is with WS model. The non-WS model has two PCIe 3.0x16 slots but located one after PCIe 3.0x8 slot. I know WS model has full on PCIe3.0x16 one after the other and the...
  35. C

    [SOLVED] PCI Express x16 vs x4

    Hey guys, I recently moved country with my PC and I needed to ship my stuff over and unfortunately found that the PCI Express x16 Lane (PCIE2 in the image) had broken with my graphics card in it during shipping so I was forced to reconnect my GPU to the x4 Lane (PCIE4 in the attached imaged)...
  36. J

    Restoring my computer

    Hi, i recently restored my Acer Aspire computer to its original factory settings and now I can't go on line. Another issue is that when I choose a command it doesn't respond to it. Right now i'm doing a full scan in safe mode. I'm using Wi-Fi to access the internet. Can you please help or...
  37. B

    DDR4 3200MHz or 3000MHz for Ryzen 5 2600?

    What is better for Ryzen 5 2600, DDR4 3200MHz Or 3000MHz (precisely 2933MHz)? Is the big difference in performance? Is it worth to pay 25 euros more for 3200MHz?
  38. V

    [SOLVED] GTX 1080ti low FPS on GTAV

    Hello. I ran the GTAV benchmark on my PC and my lowest fps was 43 and my highest was around 100 but most of the time it was around 60. When i am playing the game both online and story mode most of the time the game is laggy. All ultra settings. Do you know why this is happening? This seriously...
  39. T

    Looking solution for very high temperature of my GPU (99C)

    I start playing "The forest" 1 day with a friend and after 1 hour ,I realize the my screen was lagging and my pc shut down to save the GPU . After I open the computer again I download a program (Speed Fan) to make the fan of GPU go to the 100% and I open the game a again and the temperature...
  40. J

    What type of soldering iron do I need for the i9-9900k

    I hear that the new i9-9900k cpu uses solder instead of the thermal paste I am familiar with. What type of soldering iron do I need for the i9-9900k? I have tried looking and cannot find any videos online for the installation of one of these. Do I need a certain wattage / temperature or do I...