Download and Fix IconCache.db

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing IconCache.db files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent IconCache.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

IconCache.db file Mobile Device Database. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of IconCache.db related errors on your device. You can also download IconCache.db file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename IconCache.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Software
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
Details
File size 782228
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10
IconCache.db

There are various types of errors related to IconCache.db file. IconCache.db file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to IconCache.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • IconCache.db is corrupted
  • IconCache.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - IconCache.db
  • IconCache.db file error
  • IconCache.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register IconCache.db file:
  • IconCache.db file could not be loaded
  • IconCache.db file doesn't exist

IconCache.db

Error

Application could not be started because IconCache.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to IconCache.db can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing IconCache.db file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

IconCache.db file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with IconCache.db file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to IconCache.db file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of IconCache.db or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to IconCache.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the IconCache.db file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the IconCache.db file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the IconCache.db file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace IconCache.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace IconCache.db file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded IconCache.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of IconCache.db file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 7: ---
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  • Windows Vista: ---
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  • Windows XP: ---
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If the steps did not solve your IconCache.db file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 10
File size 8440 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 79356e68c7654ceb516470ebc20d3a1c
SHA1 7f9460770bd10f0d439ccbd6194f09a91c524512
SHA256 4672e3762ecc29a761db33b5389a2249e3512b5422167333ab492b639c153806
CRC32 46680167
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 10
File size 3676 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 060d2df8cbd50151bbdf09303659c00a
SHA1 cc88e3be8d9a723354e07d444b7825ecee5e517c
SHA256 86ee5507e1ad7d7cacef59aa0fb629bf4cd804f594d2d92dfe68bfca199a35ef
CRC32 7e13ecbd
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 10
File size 3340 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 85d8a59aa1eddbf299b12219e6692af1
SHA1 0c3a44024aa39dac3c7557cab0d91977cec74608
SHA256 3e0c336e509b5e5283833a70a8bd3381c2fa150f281b2861926d6ac34528a3ea
CRC32 e4e579fb
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 3998 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 9875c0ca173ee8f46442d687617edd83
SHA1 a6c8dfae2b94738ff08eda8edff5efcf8447ee52
SHA256 0332a8dee8b5aebb412ad06a402350a95add19c5e9605f71bf0806c798c218b0
CRC32 e4b6d4cb
Example file location C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 8
File size 8058 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 fa07c3ef5d1f6a7040996fef6456f072
SHA1 2d3ee6d82dab5d06abb2baa5db9a02e6b840f969
SHA256 fe371fe3f4abcc362f0d2421db2be36321f9605f00bd74f8571b032328fb54b4
CRC32 81e92e7a
Example file location 1: C:\Users\Bill Gates\AppData\Local\
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 7
File size 782228 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 f1732bd5b6c884b212ccf445e10a2677
SHA1 0862f70e399cc3e90a949b707b742fb6cbdcf768
SHA256 318e3015c504e58769594ca25aada0cfb135ca4e73a6be7da006cda39c1a4935
CRC32 d4576e63
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 7
File size 777556 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 099d1826eeda98603ab967b660cc4f64
SHA1 752e59116f08469da9e4ffae3571633a4a4b88c1
SHA256 20fb26167a644c4c8b03b4973bff01523bc3ddbc9d0e84865f44ccddf7848c13
CRC32 765a5665
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows Vista
File size 885794 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 ead98a930c4aeed6952391fa4d4c2895
SHA1 fa6c6cd9c6642a0d98706a2c44df8e74cf3b1eff
SHA256 c60e8d085656b5518b95c8803e84905fcff37e422110fc4fe1e7f7f6329e21b6
CRC32 59526639
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows Vista
File size 730110 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 5dfc1e5d318677142c622342496098f0
SHA1 f4ac3c36f41edb31d765be1fe1668879ac21f040
SHA256 505934659cecc090c5d54e16323f7ddd7948d96898046d5a96c2ec025190b1f5
CRC32 6bc5ec99
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows XP
File size 2149146 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 81bdb0f13e078bbf1585080b03000a04
SHA1 20bd7d86378e3fdf9fc377c73dd967f85bf2d278
SHA256 a7b499e8fdd22bdda8adc9068200bf232d00222876b93941863d14b597d18767
CRC32 1f016fd0
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows XP
File size 2678636 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 f6c20f80754290151e881044e96112fd
SHA1 fc800fa41d95ad20892b2f8b361b69931cd6513e
SHA256 b7ad752a177cdcf723ae2821425ddeddb74df1638ba4ddfc28b273528784cbde
CRC32 74f20949
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows XP
File size 2680152 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3e37ed9984937aacd5793a8700660183
SHA1 184d5b540b6f81db1179c7ffa1d4c3a54951a377
SHA256 8c3db84784662a8cafa10302431a5840fa77c53fa5506fe18afe41e3a59d0b17
CRC32 9144cd1b
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows XP
File size 2148282 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 fad1aec256a7be595cf568f3567e45ff
SHA1 53ef09c2ac2c04b663a33c2ab4c29877a241c987
SHA256 4c4b8de06152e095be0cb6fe537bd01f7ade0a1fb201d772badb29ad51c64341
CRC32 492eab7e
Example file location ---
Filename IconCache.db
System Windows 8
File size 8440 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 79356e68c7654ceb516470ebc20d3a1c
SHA1 7f9460770bd10f0d439ccbd6194f09a91c524512
SHA256 4672e3762ecc29a761db33b5389a2249e3512b5422167333ab492b639c153806
CRC32 46680167
Example file location ---