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Wrong Icons for some files [duplicate]

After opening my .pdf files in WINDOWS 8 , it shows the icon of wordpad. Moreover for some softwares like sonic visualiser, it shows the same icon as wordpad. There is no iconCache.db file in my ...
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How to change icons set for all common filetype in windows 8.1?

I'm using windows 8.1 and want to replace all my current icon set with Free File Icons. How to do that? These are the list of free icons offered in the set: AAC, AI, AIFF, AVI, C, CPP, CSS, ...
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Easiest way to use a keyboard shortcut to toggle desktop icons

I've tried autohotkey, and I can't find a script that will work with windows 8 after hours of searching. Please help me find an easy way to assign a keyboard shortcut like windows F11 to toggle the ...
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How do I get the Windows 8 Desktop to stop refreshing itself while I'm working?

I have an Asus touchscreen laptop with Windows 8, not RT. The best way that I can describe the problem is: when I am working on something in the desktop, the desktop/screen refreshes itself. It ...
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How can I change desktop icon spacing in Windows 8?

I can't seem to specify a per theme Windows desktop icon spacing. It used to be possible in Windows 7, to embed this in your theme (mystyle file). I cant find the effect in Winodws 8, and I wonder ...
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Changing the (Taskbar) icons in Windows 8?

I want to change the icons in my Taskbar to square tiles, but I can’t for the life of me figure out how you change icons in Windows 8. What is the easiest, snazziest way of changing the Pro (non-RT) ...
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Where are native Windows 8 icons located?

I'm talking about simple white icons that appears on start screen. I want to use them on shortcuts. So, I need a file or .dll that contains metro icons.