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Try this and keep me (us) updated: open notepad, copy the following lines of code, save the file as reset-icon.bat, right-click the new file, click run as administrator.

The system will be restarted, hence save your work and close every working program/application before you run this batch.


@echo off

taskkill /im explorer.exe /f


attrib -h -r -s "%localappdata%\iconcache.db"

del "%localappdata%\iconcache.db"

del "%localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\icon*.db"

del "%localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\thumb*.db"



echo The system is going to restart




shutdown /f /t 0 /r

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You can try following two methods.

Method one:

1, Open Control Panel->Appearance and Personalization->Folder Options->Show hidden files and folders

2, Deselect Hide extensions for known file types

    Deselect Hide protected operation system files

    Select Show hidden files, folders and drives.

3, Click OK to save.

4, Open disk E, can you find a hidden file named *.inf

    If yes, remove it, then restart computer.


Method two:

1, Right click Computer->Manage->Disk Management

2, Right click on disk E->Change Drive Letter and Paths

3, Click Change, select another drive letter

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Hey admin :)  method two is OK and  thanks for helping me :) ( and thanks to Xilolee , too :) )


in method 1,  did not found hidden file with extension .inf


so , here come screen shot of a great result ...


thanks for helping me


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