some start menu icons on Windows 10 are sometimes Blank

some start menu icons on Windows 10 are sometimes Blank

i am using windows 10 version 1803 and some of my start menu icons are sometimes blank. Not my Windows icons but some icons from installed program.


Answer 1:

I fixed it.

  1. Right click on the taskbar.
  2. Click on Taskbar Settings.
  3. Go to the Start Menu settings (on the left-hand side)
  4. Turn on Use Start full screen.
  5. Lave the settings and display your start menu as full screen.
  6. Go back to the settings and turn Use Start full screen back off.

Answer 2:

Well, I can’t figure out how to do it permanently, but this seems to work for me. I created a file in notepad and saved it as “restart_explorer.bat” and then pasted these 2 lines in there.

taskkill /f /im explorer.exe 
start explorer.exe

If it’s not restarting your explorer, then you can add a 3rd line with the word pause to see what errors you’re getting.

taskkill /f /im explorer.exe 
start explorer.exe

This seems to reset my icons, for now. I leave it on my desktop and run it whenever they go blank.

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