After I upgraded to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, when I start Windows 10 x64, the files I have pinned to MS Office have some of their associated icons missing as in this example:

Pin list immediately after boot

But after I open any Excel file (not necessarily one in the pin list), the icons are there:

Pin list after opening a file
This is only mildly annoying, but I'd like to fix it. I have tried Googling some variations of "icons missing from pinned list," but I don't get anything close to my issue. Any ideas?


It sounds as though there may be issues with the Font Cache on your computer. Create a .bat file with this code and run it:

ie4uinit.exe -show
taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe
cd /d %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer
attrib -h iconcache_*.db
DEL /A /Q "%localappdata%\IconCache.db"
DEL /A /F /Q "%localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache*"
start explorer
shutdown -r -t 10

IMPORTANT: This WILL forcibly restart your computer right away. Make sure everything is saved and closed before you run it.

The script does not need to run as Administrator.

Once the computer restarts, give it a few minutes, open Excel, close it, restart again, and see if your icons show up correctly.

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