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How to reset the look of .htm file icon?

My htm/html files saved on the desktop in Windows 8 looked like this: Now when I upgraded to Windows 8.1 they look like this: How can I return their previous look? PS. I went as far as tried to ...
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1answer
513 views

Disable or remove the “Run Enhanced Content” menu item from CDs and DVDs

I tried to watch a DVD on my computer. I put it in and VLC started, but later on, it crashed when I tried to rewind as it often does. Naturally, I opened My Computer to play the DVD with VLC. ...
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Windows Explorer 'Can't open this item"

Even since installing DWIM Perl on a Windows 7 x64 machine, whenever I install certain programs, attempting to open most MS programs included with Windows gives me: Can't open this item It might have ...
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2answers
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WinRAR Context menu and file type detection of Windows

So far I know Windows display context menu based on the file extension rather than the file type. I just tested with empty text file with mp3 extension with winamp and the result is below: The same ...
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4answers
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Why is incorrect associated icon showing for .MP3 files?

I changed the associated application for playing .MP3 files from VLC Player to GOM Player within Windows. Double-clicking a .MP3 file causes GOM Player to launch (as expected), but the icon still ...
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2answers
924 views

HTML document no icon?

All my HTML documents on my PC do not show an icon as shown on the image below: Firefox is set as my default browser. How can I configure an icon for them?
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1answer
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Windows' “open with” with java and a jar file

I use the rest-client to test REST APIs. It is basically just a .jar file, that is called via java -jar rest-client.jar. The rest-client uses two file extensions, in my case .rcq, to store data in ...
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Associating an editor to all text file extensions

This is the problem: every time I reinstall windows, I spend several weeks afterwards setting it up. Nowadays, most settings (files) can be copied, so it's a little faster than it used to be. But one ...
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Change Windows 7 explorer “Edit” context menu action for jpg and other image file types

When I right click on a jpg file in Windows Explorer (Windows 7), I see that there is an "Edit" menu item. If I click this item, it opens the image in MSPaint. Blah. I have Paint.NET installed, and ...
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Drives not getting associated

When I click on my computer I can see a list of drives etc. But when I click on them I get the "Open With" dialog box. I've tried the drive association fix mentioned here. It didn't work.