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How to restore missing Firefox icon in Win 7 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox

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New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar.

When I go to the program location C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox there is only the generic icon for firefox.exe.

Program seems to work fine, but this is annoying. Thanks for the help.

New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar. When I go to the program location C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox there is only the generic icon for firefox.exe. Program seems to work fine, but this is annoying. Thanks for the help.

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I take it you mean the Firefox shortcut remains on the taskbar and Start Menu, and it's just the icon that looks like a generic Windows icon. If so, clear your icon cache:

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I take it you mean the Firefox shortcut remains on the taskbar and Start Menu, and it's just the icon that looks like a generic Windows icon. If so, clear your icon cache:

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Gingerbread Man--

Thanks so much for the helpful reply. Interestingly, when I tried to rebuild the IconCache db manually, I was unsuccessful. However, when I ran the batch file, worked like a charm.

Much appreciated!