Questions about using and changing icons on your computer.

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Remove line under Windows 10 taskbar icons

That "underline" underneath taskbar icons was apparently added to indicate the application is open (vs. just pinned). I don't need this indicator. Is there any way to remove the open application ...
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Change program icon

I made a game using processing but I don't like the standard icon. I know how to change the icon of the .exe file using resource hacker but the icon at the top left and the icon in the taskbar are the ...
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How to hide (but keep enabled) Action Center icon from the taskbar

I am using Windows 10, and normally in recent Windows versions, I can hide system icons as well as app icons in the notification area (previously known as system tray). A little triangle button ...
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Disable Discord dock badge

I'm using the Discord app for Mac. The app icon in the dock has a red badge on it at all times. The badge looks like the ones that indicate new messages on apps like Mail, Messages, etc, only ...
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Change icon of a program

How can I change the icon of a program? I don't just mean the icon in the file, I mean the icon in the taskbar and the top left corner when the app is running. Also, how can I change the title of an ...
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Windows 10 Apps, right-clicking on Taskbar icons, Start Menu/Search Bar and clicking Windows System Tray icons all fail

So in the middle of the day (worked fine in the morning), I come to find out that all the crap listed in my Title starts to happen. Internet Explorer 11 also doesn't fully function: some sites fail to ...
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Windows 10 - different icons and font after scaling?

Never would have thought, but I think I'm running out of keywords to search for on Google. Here's what bothers me: There are two monitors involved. One has a resolution of 2560x1440 and the other ...
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Customise Chrome Taskbar Icon

I saw an answer about changing the Chrome icon when Chrome is running (post) I tried everything, I literally opened every file I could with Resource hacker and changed any icons I could find that had ...
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What is this icon appearing on my desktop icons?

I have noticed that a few of the desktop icons have an "overlay icon" that looks like 2 blue arrows pointing toward each other in the top right hand corner of the icon. There is no relation between ...
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Icons missing in Thunar for non-root user on Ubuntu-Server

I have 64-bit Ubuntu-Server 16.04 running in Virtualbox. I installed Xorg, Fluxbox, Slim, Thunar, and gnome-icon-theme. I'm trying to avoid installing a pesky full desktop environment. The icons show ...
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How to Change File Type Icon in Thumbnail Preview, Windows 10

I use Google SketchUp a lot and each new model/file I create, SketchUp makes a .skb back up file of the last save. I was able to create a subkey in the registry to associate a different icon file for ...
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How do I make the Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop more rigid?

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon, and my desktop is currently very loose and hard to manage. Windows, however, has a desktop with a very rigid structure, with the icons in preset imaginary "boxes" on ...
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How to : Run an App WITHOUT a taskbar button ?

In the MS Windows GUI - say Win XP for definiteness, I want a GUI app to run WITHOUT a taskbar button-icon (while its main window is not minimized). Is there a 3-rd party "tweaker" or combination of ...
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Application icons corrupted in Explorer

I recently installed Debut Video Capture (from NCH software) and now some of the application icons in explorer are corrupted, just showing a generic "folder" icon. So far I've found this has affected: ...
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All icons missing [duplicate]

As the title says, all of my icons are suddenly missing (Windows Explorer, Registry, Task Manager). Only metro icons in the start menu are showing This is my current situation: Additionally, I can't ...
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Sharing icons missing from all online sites - MAC after Google sync

I accidentally synced my Mac with Google, lost all bookmarks, etc., but the most puzzling thing is that there are now NO "share" icons on ANY online sites I visit. None. I used to see FB, Twitter, ...
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Grouping Categories of Icons in Windows 10 Taskbar

I have lots of icons in my task-bar - they're all necessary, because monitor real estate is at a premium and I need that sliver of visible desktop for things other than launch icons. What I'm ...
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icons disappeared from windows 10 only names of files and folders are visible

Today I got a weird problem with my windows 10. There is no icon image for any file/folder and programs have a default icon. How can I resolve this issue? Possible duplicate question has nothing to ...
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How to disable only the synced icon overlays from MEGASync?

MEGASync adds icon overlays to files and folders that are synced. It has three different icons to represent: currently syncing, synced, and sync failed. The currently syncing and sync failed overlays ...
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Windows 7: Desktop icons for new files are [sometimes] added in wrong position

I have 62 icons on my Windows 7 Desktop. (Only one monitor.) (Windows Classic theme.) Enabled are "Auto arrange icons", "Align icons to grid", and "Show desktop icons". With Windows XP and prior, ...
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Wanna know the default location of disk drive icons in any windows os

Where can I find the default disk drive icons that I get on opening My Computer. Must be in shell32.DLL or imageres.dll , but what is the exact location and is it same for all versions of windows os?
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change Windows 10 drag files (icon size)

When I drag a file to move to a folder in Windows 10, the icon that shows is so large that it hides the folder name. I want to know how can I re-size the icon that shows, or remove it altogether? (I ...
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Where did this loading image come from?

This is an image I have had for a while, and I want to know where it came from. I believe it came from windows so if you can point me towards the right dll/folder I'd really appreciate it!
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Mac icons change when selected

Is there a way or a third party program that changes the mac finder icons to another icon when not selected but if selected restores the icon to the correct one.
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Is It Possible To Lock/Freeze Windows 10 Taskbar Icons?

Often I must drag icons from the unseen/unused portion/s of the taskbar to the part of the taskbar I can see. For example, I must endlessly drag the Chrome icon from the "bottom" of the taskbar, the ...
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Why windows use icons which are in the %sytemRoot%installer folder?

I found my driver c: ,have a lot of .msi file in %SystemRoot%Installer Folder.Then I delete them. Now A lot of software can't found the icon file,and I choose to changed icon for the shortcut,there ...
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What does this nonprinting symbol mean in Microsoft Word?

I have a document from another editor that includes a non-printing character (it goes away when paragraph icon in ribbon is toggled) that I do not recognize: I don't know how to search for an ...
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Annoying white arrows on the taskbar icons area. Windows 10

I've just installed Wiondows 10 Insider Preview Build 14279 And I get these annoying white bands/arrows on the taskbar icon area. How can I get rid of them? I've tried different options at ...
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Laptop used with multiple other additional screens - lock icons to the actual laptop screen

Hi I have a LT running windows 10. I use it by its self but also on a projector at work, with an additional 24" at home, two additional 24" at my work desk (one via USB graphics card) and ...
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My Windows 10 taskbar icons are messed up and I don't know how to fix it

My Windows 10 taskbar icons are messed up and I don't know how to fix it. Here is the screenshot, any ideas? Symptoms: All my active icons are not displayed... only 4 at a time in a slider. This ...
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7-zip defaults to 7z extension - win 7 has no icon for this extension

I would either like to: a) set the win 7 zip folder icon as a default for the .7z extension OR b) set the 7-zip default extension to zip instead of .7z Win 7 pro SP1 (64b) 7-zip 15.14 (64b)
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Icons in context menu on Windows 8 taskbar are displaced

When I right click a taskbar-icon in Windows 8, The "pin program" and "close window" icons are behaving as shown in the image below. How to make these icons behave like the other ones in the ...
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What is this double blue arrow icon overlay? [duplicate]

This is a duplicate of Two blue arrows at top right of icons. I'm in the process of recovering from a major data-loss disaster. After restoring files from my external hard drive, many of the folders ...
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Can I change folder icons permanently on external 2TB hard drive?

Any way to embed (or permanently change) folder icons (or folder thumbnail images) on file folders on an external hard drive so that the picture will be shown on all computers that access the drive ...
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Icon in my taskbar becomes corrupt on execution

I have a program that seems to have a valid icon in my task bar, but when I go to execute the program a bad/missing/corrupt (place holder) icon is displayed. I tried uninstalling/reinstalling the ...
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Can I prevent the change of overlay icons?

Background Several programs modifiy the icons in explorere to indicate a state ("synched" etc.) It is a known fact, that Windows (win7, win8, win10?) can only handle a limited amount of such icons ...
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Windows 10 File Explorer Taskbar Icon disappeared

Okay I have a weird one for you and I'm lost on where to go, what to edit, etc. My Girlfriend's Windows 10 No longer has a File Explorer Icon when the application is open and running. The last icon is ...
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Sound system icon disappeared

System icon disappeared in my system tray. So I am not able easily and quickly turn off/on sound or change the volume. I did search the net and found that right click of system bar can take me to ...
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Which OneDrive icon/status is for which Icon Overlay Identifier name?

Similar to this question, I would like to selectively disable some of OneDrive's shell icon overlays. The registry ...
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Save Windows 8.1 Desktop icon size?

I know this sounds confusing, but I want to be able to save the SIZE of my desktop icons in windows 8.1. I found out that holding CTRL and using the scroll wheel allows you to change them beyond the ...
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Library icon appears at the back of some small icons in thumbnails view

I want to remove music library icon that appeared behind some of icons. I think it affects files without 128x128 icons. It began after installation of Windows 10 icons. I have Windows 7 x64. I ...
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Incorrect icon association Mac - El Capitan

I have recently switched from PC to Mac and since I am not very familiar with the environment I would like to ask for a help. My MacBook Air with El Capitan installed has problem with icons ...
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Why does Skype now show up as Skype[3]

The Skype icon on my task bar shows up with the S logo and a number 3 in it in gold. Does it mean 3 copies of Skype are open or that I am using version 3 of Skype? I only want to run 1 copy of Skype ...
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Notification Icons

Question first then clarification. How are icon added to the notification area icons list so that they can be selected to be either displayed or not? Clarification. I had to reinstall the LAN card on ...
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Icons on Quick Launch show as blank pages - Windows 10

I know this has been asked before, but no answer has worked for me. I rebuilt the icon cache two or three times and the blank pages keep coming back every time I reboot. If I click on the program ...
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Windows 10 updates & changes font back to microscopic

my laptop is <2 years old. Purchased with W 8.1 and upgraded to W 10. Windows 8.1 had tiny fonts but I was able to change the size by going to Tool icon (Settings) and System Display.. Changed a ...
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Is there a way to hide the blue compression arrows on a Win 10 icon

In Windows 10 there is a new indicator to show a folder or file is being compressed. It even shows this for shortcuts and folders. I don't want to see this... How do I make them disappear ...
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What are these favicon-like icons called in Chrome?

I just noticed some icons on the right side of the url in Chrome (on a Mac) with favicons of technologies used by the current website. Clicking on the single icon shows a dropdown/tooltip with ...
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What is this number 1 on my Google Chrome icon (Mac)?

After the latest update (or a very recent one if not the latest; basically it showed up sometime leading up to or including Version 47.0.2526.111 (64-bit), which is what is currently running), the ...
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Windows 10 Task View Icon Error

I've noticed that when I use Task View, the window thumbnail is replaced by the default icon (i.e. the one with square with the white rectangle with the application icon on center) or with the ...