1.Close all applications

2.Open REGEDIT go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Lnkfile\shellex\IconHandler and change the Default to {00021401-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}

3.Open an Admin Command Prompt, go to the following location: C:\Users\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer

4.Open Task Manager Click on the Details Tab Find Explorer.exe and End task on the process and then Close Task Manager

5.In the Admin command prompt window, still at the C:\users\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer location, run the following command: del iconcache*.db

6.In the same Admin command prompt, run the following command:

C:\windows\system32\tdlrecover.exe -reregister -resetcache

You can download the tdlrecover.exe from https://www.exefiles.com/en/exe/tdlrecover-exe/ and copy it into c:\windows\system32\ if there is no such file in your system.

7. Restart the Computer.