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My shortcuts are really weird: it have a 'empty shortcut icon' overlay.

This only happen on shortcut files aka *.lnk files

An example: image

Do you know how to fix that?

Technical details:

  • OS: Windows 10 Pro x64
  • Recent action: update drivers

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I found below articles and thread which describe the similar issue as yours.

You need to check registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons

Delete below REG_SZ Item named 29 and restart the computer. enter image description here

For your reference:

https://www.winhelponline.com/blog/fix-overlapping-icon-windows-7-vista/

https://www.winhelponline.com/blog/remove-modify-shortcut-overlay-windows-7-vista/

Remove shortcut icon overlay from shortcuts on Windows 7

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