App Icons goes Blank on Windows 8 – How to fix it?

Windows 8 has been launched past year, but there are many users who are still face some kind of issues with the features and are often confuse about what to do sort the issue on Windows 8. In this tutorial we will be discussing about issues with blank icons. You find that some of the app tiles or desktop icons appear black instead how they should appear. Hope the fixes described here help you get rid of this issue.

blank icon desktop windows 8The desktop icon appears in blank instead their desired icon. This can be really irritating. On clicking them you find them operating well. Here are some troubleshooting steps to fix the issues described below.

Firstly try uninstalling the App and reinstall it or run a full system scan using AV or Microsoft security essential before reinstalling the Apps. The malware infection can cause the icon go blank.

After re-installing the Apps you still find the icons blank then you can do sfc scan. Open command prompt in Admin and type in sfc/ scannow and hit enter. Corrupt files can cause corrupt the icons. The sfc scan will fix all the corrupted files.

Hope the steps described above help you fix issues with Blank icons on Windows 8.


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