Methods To Reset Windows® 7 Icons
Do you want to know the methods to reset the icons in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft which offers several advanced features to users. It has many more features as compared to earlier versions such as Windows Vista and Windows XP. Windows 7 is equipped with several features which make working with it simple and easy. This operating system provides a great multimedia treat to the customers. One of its features is the customized desktop and icons. Windows 7 allows the user to change the desktop icons of system folders like My Computer, Recycle Bin etc. There are several icons and themes available on the Microsoft website. However, these icons may cause some side effects as well. When this happens, Windows 7 allows the user to reset the desktop icons.
Some of the methods or techniques to reset the icons in Windows 7 and some reset icon troubles in Windows 7 are given below:
- Change Desktop Icons
- CCleaner Software
- Troubles of Reset Icons
Change Desktop Icons
In the Windows 7 operating system, we can restore the icons on the desktop through a simple method. We can restore all or some of the customized desktop icons. In order to reset a desktop icon, right click on the Desktop. Then select ‘Personalize’. After that, select ‘Change desktop icons’ in the left pane of the tab. In this option, you can reset the desktop icons by clicking on ‘Restore default’ which allows to reset the default Windows 7 icon.
Windows 7 also provides features to restore the notification icons of the system i.e. even if you remove any software or program from the system, the icon of the software would still appear in the notification area. We can reset the notification icons by downloading CCleaner, a small hand utility. Then install the software by double clicking on it. Open CCleaner, select ‘Tray Notification Cache’, and then press the ‘Big Run Cleaner’ button on the right side towards the bottom. After making some changes in the processor tab of the Task Manager, you can reset the notification icons.
Sometimes, you cannot reset the icons of the Windows 7 system properly. If your system is infected with any kind of malware, they would change the settings of the icons and you cannot reset the icons. These issues can be resolved by doing a full system scan using any powerful antivirus software. Another issue with the resetting of hardware arises due to some hardware problems such as the one with the video card etc.
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