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quick question about windows 7 taskbar icons

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Hi,

I recently installed MSI afterburner on my Windows 7 system. It runs fine, but the icon in the taskbar has reverted to the generic application/doc icon. Is this troublesome for any reason? should I be worried about a corruption in my reg files? I tried uninstalling/reinstalling but it still has the same problems.

I just put this system together so it might be because I need to update the bios files and install all windows updates, but I don't think any of that will fix it. It's the only program I use that's been affected.

Thanks in advance.
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Easy fix - open "C:\\Users\\*yourUserName*\\AppData\\Local" and delete IconCache.db (it's a hidden file).
Now restart Explorer.exe and all is fixed
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