On a Windows XP-based computer, icons are displayed as a red X
This article replaces 555361.
On a Windows XP-based computer, when you open
, and then click
, all links under the
menu appear as question mark [?] icons, or they appear as red X icons instead of the default icons.
To have us fix this problem for you, go to the “
Fix it for me
” section. If you’d rather fix this problem yourself, go to the “
Let me fix it myself
This occurs when the .ico association is corrupt.
To fix this problem automatically, click the
Fix this problem
link. Then click
dialog box, and follow the steps in this wizard.
This wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Thanks to MVP
for contributing to this Fix it.
Now go to the "
Did this fix the problem?
To resolve the problem, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, and then type regsvr32 /i mshtml.dll Click OK or press the ENTER key.
Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can
fixit fix it
Article ID: 968486 - Last Review: 09/23/2011 21:51:00 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 Keywords: kbfixme kbmsifixme kbsurveynew kbfix KB968486