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This happened to my taskbar. Those are programs I have pinned to the taskbar. I've tried all I could think of to get them to come back. I even reinstalled the programs and I tried hiding the taskbar and nothing works.

Any ideas?
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That happened to me last week. Couldn't figure out what did it. Eventually had to resort to doing a reinstall.
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That happened to me last week. Couldn't figure out what did it. Eventually had to resort to doing a reinstall.
Of the OS? Ugh I hope I don't have to do that because I just reinstalled windows last night
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could be when the shortcut becomes invalid, try unpin the software and pin it back.

EDIT: Or read this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-rebuild.html
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could be when the shortcut becomes invalid, try unpin the software and pin it back.

EDIT: Or read this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-rebuild.html
I followed the directions in that link to rebuild the icon cache.
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