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The Folder Options dialog in Windows XP Explorer had a File Types tab that allowed one to change a file type's icon. Windows 7 doesn't have this. Is there a way to change file icons without changing its default application?

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I recommend Default Programs Editor for this task- it's designed for Windows 7 and makes it really easy to edit that kind of stuff.

Check it out:

Using Default Programs Editor to change file type icons in windows 7

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I don't get it, why on the effin earth did Microsoft remove this exsiting feature!? –  Shimmy Jul 5 '10 at 1:21

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