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I installed Internet Explorer (IE) 9 on my Windows 7 32 bit OS, the installation was successful, but the icon remain same as that of IE 8. How do I fix this?

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not sure why it didn't update, but I've found when I manually update icons the change sometimes doesn't appear until after I restart explorer or reboot. Try a reboot and if that doesn't work (but everything else seems to work) you could always change it manually. – CreeDorofl Mar 26 '11 at 18:48
You are lucky: I prefer the old IE8 icon to the new one, and would have appreciated to keep it. – dolmen Mar 26 '11 at 20:35
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If the problem is with a desktop icon, it is easy enough to fix, and it is not worthwhile to trace such a glitch in the installation :

Right-click the icon, select Properties and then click Change icon. The IE9 icon is probably the first one, so click on it and then on OK.

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If restart doesnt help, then you can try to recover the Icon Cache of Win 7



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right click on the taskbar icon , unpin the IE 9. click windows button , search for internet Explorer , now right click icon and click , pin to task bar . Done

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That presumes Internet Explorer found is IE8... – vonbrand Feb 12 '13 at 20:03

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