Fix .Docx files Are Not Showing Word Icon On Windows 10 or 11 PC

Fix .Docx files Are Not Showing Word Icon On Windows 10 or 11 PC

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Fix .Docx files are not showing word icon but only white plain icon (Windows 10/11)


Step 1) Update Windows 
Step 2) Step Try opening it with Word again
Step 3) Select Open with WordPad and then select Word again
Step 4) Reset Default Apps Settings
Step 5) For .docx and select word In Windows Settings
Step 6) Make changes in the Registry
Backup your Registry first
Go to Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.docx
Create OpenWithList key
Inside it create WordPad.exe key

Right click on the .docx and create key named Word.Document.16 
Inside that create ShellNew key 

Select ShellNew key and make right click in the empty space, select String Value, Name the new string as NullFile

Now select .docx key and on the right side make sure that the data of the (Default) string is Word.Document.16 – To change it, double-click on the string named (Default), a window will open up and you change the data value to Word.Document.16

If the registry editor shows Word.Document.12 then make sure that the data of the (Default) string is Word.Document.16

Refresh it and open with word or restart your PC and try again.
Step 7) Repair Office

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