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Problems refreshing icons on desktop and system tray (Solution)

I have come across a problem with a few customers, at least a couple of machines, with the problem of not refreshing the System Tray ( right next to the clock wlEmoticon-winkingsmile.png ) and the desktop icons.

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You can simply solve this problem by following the steps below.
Lets start,

To refresh system tray icons;

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

find and delete IconStreams ve PastIconStream variables on the right pane,

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Ctrl-Alt-Delete and open Task Manager, select explorer.exe under Processes and Finish Process.

Click Applications, select New Task, type explorer.exe and press Enter.

To refresh the desktop icons;

C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Local
go to folder, delete the hidden IconCache.db file, and then restart the computer.

Enjoy.

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Get windows registry value from remote computer

If you manage a large domain network. Your manager may ask you for information about the applications that are installed on the systems at certain intervals. This program can be more important for this company if it is an expensive application.

In the following example, we try to determine which machines have visual studio by collecting registry key information

Goal: Read registry value from remote machine

Source: Read remote machine names from .txt file

Result: Get results in .csv format

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SCCM Reporting Server error (Solution)

SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Default reports gives the following error when trying to run.

system.web.services.protocols.soapexception an error has occurred during report processing

Investigation Steps:

Open the srsrp.log file with cmtrace and open any raport in SCCM.

You can see the error logs in the file.

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