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Browsers & Email Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset

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Favorites Favicon Icons - Reset How to Reset the Favorites Favicons in Vista and Windows 7
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.
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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.
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.
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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

Temporary_Internet_Files.jpg

EXAMPLE: Favorites Favicons in the Start Menu
Start_Menu_Favorites.jpg
EXAMPLE: Favorites Favicons in Internet Explorer
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)​
Internet_Options.jpg

5. In Internet Explorer 7
A) Click on the Temporary Internet Files Delete Files button. (See screenshot below)​
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)​
IE8_Delete.jpg 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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Your welcome Nizaradil.

Shawn
 

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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
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    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Corsair Air 740
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
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    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Creative F200 webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
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    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Sound Card
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