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  1. anonymous6366

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    Randomly my "my documents" folder and a couple others changed how to folders look too this. Doesn't effect anything, just had me scratching my head.. anyone know what happened?
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    Might be a Windows 8 upgrade? I'm not sure since I don't have Win 8.

    To be on the safe side, scan with your AV program and then scan with Malwarebytes.
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    this is on my laptop win7. Just did a scan like two days ago with mwb (the folder have looked like this for a few weeks now)
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    Never seen that before. Maybe try rebuilding your icon cache? http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/49819-icon-cache-rebuild.html
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    Weird, I recall similar stuff happening in the early days of XP with updates, but not in Win 7. Those are UGLY!

    Right click on a folder and select properties... Customize tab, "change icon" - see what it's showing.
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    customize tab? not seein that in properties, just general, sharing, security, previous versions..
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    Do you have admin rights?
    Edit...but having asked that I also do not see that icon in the icon items selection at all.
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    This is from right clicking folder c:\junk :

    [​IMG]
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