Click on them, and check what name they have in the right pane. Dear Randy G Didnt seem to help. Make no mistake about this design decision. This is in Office 2007 and 2010. But that did not resolve any of my issues--the icons in-question are still blank. Still, thank you Ankitanshu for your post. If the icons issue is not limited to Office applications and the issue occurred after the Windows update, I suspect the issue might be related to Windows.
I don't see how your instructions would resolve that. It still knows the default application, just not the icon normally. Graham was correct to try the Icon Cache steps. If you have any feedback on our support, please contact. Reboot and you should be good to go. I'm not sure if that matters.
Once you have located the program file for the shortcut you are missing, simply right click and select create shortcut. I'd really be happy with completely rolling back this update, as it has caused a separate issue with Microsoft Outlook. For some of my presentations my workplace I'm having to name the files as word. The things will come back to normal. Then check if the icons are changed back.
I hope this helps someone else out. I am tempted to send you the bill for the pricy migraine medication refill that I needed because of your poorly designed software! It's only a few icons that have this problem. Last Modified: Sunday, March 6th, 2016 01:46 This entry was posted on Monday, August 10th, 2009 at 7:41 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. Ran Office repair - successfull, but did not fix the issue. Also we can try to run Windows clean boot for further troubleshooting: Regards, Winnie Liang Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they helped. Sorry for inconvenience brings to you. Then check if the icons are shown for Word documents.
Then FireFox installed an update and everything went back to the same icon issue. Click Repair errors in my Office installation, and then click Finish. I first noticed The Google Earth icon and the Agis icon on my desktop had changed. Unfortunately, Microsoft only allows the themes of White, Light and Dark Gray. Change to one of the modes with 16-bit listed next to it. I sit in front of my computer for hours, working in Outlook, Word, Excel, and have to dim my display to try to curb eye strain when using these apps. If no, remove it or update it and install the Win 7 compatible version.
For this particular Word file Word 2013 , my name and time stamp disappear on balloon comments when I reopend it, although new comments had my name and time stamp. I also found some places on the net that had those. To re-iterate that issue, every Word Document, Excel Spreadsheet, PowerPoint Presentation, etc on my computer has a blank icon next to it. I went there with a file explorer enabling view of hidden and system files. In the Process tab, right-click on the Explorer. Is your security software a Windows 7 version? Microsoft Office I have one SkyDrive account connected to my Office 2013 installation. As for it being a file association corruption, i can't see it as the blank icons all open the correct programs.
High contract black theme, simple! I guess I'm missing a trick, but what is it? To see this file,you must go to folder options and enable option to view hidden files. Now I'm stuck with the lightes shade of a color wheel the doesn't include white. Do the following to start the Document Inspector in Word 2013: Click File Info Check for Issues Inspect Document. When double-clicking the Office files, can you open it correctly with Office applications? I can't understand what is up with the comments below by anyone claiming to have issues with or not understand this. Right clicking it gives me three options open, explore and create short cut open doesnt work explore takes me to the desktop and shortcut allows a generic icon shortcut to the desktop.
I tried using the document inspector but to no avail. The default value is way too low 500. The word doc icon or a preview in the larger icon view? I tried all the registry changes, Office repair option, and other suggestions offered by users on various help sites and spent several days playing with it. I already had Office 2007, so I uninstalled Office and re-installed mine. Best Regards, Winnie Liang Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help.
Your subscription will activate the Win 7 version. To restore the shortcut you are missing or is corrupted look for the following names for the programs you want. Just my icons are different. It seems to be pulling my name and account picture correctly, until I close and re-open the document. I can turn that on or off but that just either shows the little generic icon or removes it.