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I have a couple of folders under %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs which looks like:

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In the image, we can see that one of the folders has a different icon. Initially I was thinking it is a different status in share which results in the different icon, but after inspecting it, it doesn't seem to be the case.

Does anyone know what does that icon mean/represent?


Added Large View:

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You can tell Explorer to show larger icons, though. –  grawity Oct 22 '11 at 13:33
@grawity lol nice one –  Pacerier Oct 22 '11 at 14:39

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The icon will be shown for folders that are accessible by Users:

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Revoking the Users permissions will basically change the icon of the folder.

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