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    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset
    How to Reset the Favorites Favicons in Vista and Windows 7
    Published by Brink is offline
    08 Sep 2008
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset

    How to Reset the Favorites Favicons in Vista and Windows 7

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    This will show you how reset the favicons in the Favorites website links by wiping them out so that they will reload again the next time you visit the website so that they will display correctly again. The Favorites folder is at: C:\Users\(user name)\Favorites.
    Note   Note
    A favicon is a small unique 16x16 pixels .ico (icon) file that appears in the Internet Explorer address bar and added Favorites links from that particular website.

    Favicons are stored in the hidden protected operating system file Temporary Internet Files folder below:

    C:\Users\(User-Name)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files





    EXAMPLE: Favorites Favicons in the Start Menu
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset-start_menu_favorites.jpg
    EXAMPLE: Favorites Favicons in Internet Explorer
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset-ie_favorites.jpg


    Here's How:
    1. Close the Favorites folder and all Internet Explorer windows if open.

    2. Open the Control Panel (Classic View-Vista) or (Icons view-Windows 7)

    3. Click on the Internet Options icon.

    4. Under the Browsing History section, click on the Delete button. (See screenshot below)
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset-internet_options.jpg
    5. In Internet Explorer 7
    A) Click on the Temporary Internet Files Delete Files button. (See screenshot below)
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset-ie7_delete.jpg
    B) Go to step 7.
    6. In Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9
    A) Check the Temporary Internet files box and click on the Delete button. (See screenshots below)
    Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset-ie8_delete.jpgFavorites Favicon Icons - Reset-ie9.jpg
    7. Click on OK. (See screenshot below step 4)

    8. The Favorites favicons are now reset. You can now open Internet Explorer to start letting them reload as you visit each website again.
    That's it,
    Shawn





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    Re: Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset

    good work Shawn;

    thanx

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    Re: Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset

    Your welcome Nizaradil.

    Shawn

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