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Ie8 Desktop Icon Image Size


I am having problems with the size of the image within a desktop short cut icon that was created with ie8. Desktop icons created by other programs are okay. I have already tried going a restore and that did not work. I have done a system repair / upgrade using the install disks and that did not correct the problem. I have tried the ctrl / scroll the mouse wheel to change the overall size of the icon but nothing changes the actual i made within the icon itself. Created a new user profile and still the same.

Now here is the really odd thing and that is i have 16 desktop shortcut icons on my screen and 15 of the 16 are incorrect and 1 is the proper. I have looked at the registry to try and find a link and come up with nothing.

There has to be some way to correct this as at one time the images with the desktop icons were all correct. Also looked high and low through all folders for a possible location of the icon images and come up with nothing. It is as though the actual image within the icon is pulling from the favicon and not a larger image.

The system is a 64 bit and using ie8 in 64 bit is not possible in the adobe flash does not support 64 bit and you spend all your time clicking the mouse to accept images when ever you go to web pages.


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