Questions about using and changing icons on your computer.

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Dropbox shell integration not working on Administrator profile (Windows 8.1)

Due to personal preference, I use the Administrator account as my main user account. I have installed Winrar and Adobe X and context menus appear just fine. When I install Dropbox, and it works as ...
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How to move specific icons from message tray to top panel in Gnome 3.14?

I'm using Fedora 21 with GNOME shell 3.14. I found an extension called TopIcons which works well but it moves all icons, whereas I need only specific ones. I found an instruction but it seems to be ...
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Adding an icon to a Truecrypt/Veracrypt volume

I used an external hard disk with an Autorun.inf file in the root directory to assign a label and an icon to the volume. But now I encrypted it with Truecrypt, and when I mount it, the Autorun.inf ...
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restore icons from 2tb HDD (seagate) on Windows 7

Hello guys wondering if anyone can help me i have 2tb x2 that holds my movie collection and I make my own custom movie icon for each movie folder, so as you can tell i have close to 2000 movies the ...
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Windows 7 no start menu folder in app data - user pinned

I'm trying to resolve the problem detailed here: Pin to taskbar icon gets (2) appended It was all going well until I got here C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick ...
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USB Plug & Play Icon shows Ghost Plug Ins?

I have a desktop running WIN XP Pro that after bootup, the plug & play icon shows all five USB ports are active and there are no devices plugged into them. How can I stop this so the icon displays ...
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Icons not showing on my my External Drive

My friend could change icons on his external drive. I cant on mine though for some reason. Question 1: I make extensive use of custom icons on my computer. My icons are not working on my external ...
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How does Windows 7 decide which processes get stacked on the taskbar? (Different behavior depending on language of Windows installation…)

I'm developing a product with multiple different program that are launched through a java wrapper from a central launcher application. With the default Windows 7 taskbar options, each program should ...
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How to get icons of OSX built-in keyboard layout? I wanted to set custom layout icon to be like it

I'm using Ukelele program to create a new layout and adding it to ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts folder. I'm customising several layouts. However, all are given generic icon. This way I cannot discern ...
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How do I get the icons back on the taskbar in windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I had a programme on my taskbar and it had an icon. Sometime later I changed the executable and/or moved it, but now the icon is gone from the taskbar. The application still runs. If I unpin it and ...
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Windows Server Core minimised windows

When minimising windows on Server Core they reduce to a small bit of the title bar and get sorted into the lower left part of the screen. I believe that was the same thing that happened since Windows ...
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Toshiba windows 7 laptop, all icons the same [duplicate]

all desktop icons the same and when I try to open it says this action is valid for products that are already installed. when I enter regedit in the search it says the same thing so i can't even fix it ...
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Position of icons on the desktop of windows using hexadecimal code

After using icosauve to save the position of icon on the desktop windows, I want to reposition an icon of one the elements. Using Icosauve I get a hexadecimal code of the icon, my problem is that I ...
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Windows 7: Custom width of a specific taskbar icon, [duplicate]

I'm using Taskbar Meters as a convenient way to keep my resource usage visible at all times. If you are not familiar with the product, it opens separate windows for memory, CPU, and disk usage with ...
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IconIndex value of -101 in desktop.ini pointing to the second icon in DLL?

I have a folder which is displayed in Windows Explorer as: Inside this folder the hidden desktop.ini has this content: [.ShellClassInfo] InfoTip=@Shell32.dll,-12688 ...
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Is it possible to change Windows 7's Quick Launch icon size? Maybe registry?

I recently found out you can enable Quick Launch in Windows 7. The only problem is that the icons are slightly bigger than the original taskbar icons so there's a little gap on the bottom of the ...
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Possible to change Outlook SMIME icon from RED to Blue?

Every SMIME clear signed message has a red icon located near the Urgent exclamation point as shown below. This is often confused with high priority, and sends the wrong subtle message. IMHO a red ...
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How to reset Windows 8.1 icons?

I few weeks ago I had installed windows 8.1 on mu ASUS system and recently I discovered that the my system icons have been changed to these. can any one of please tell me how to fix it. Screenshot
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Windows: Completely remove Action Center icon

Personally, the Action Center in Windows (that annoying white flag in the notification area, always telling you to repent and change the way you administrate your system) is one of the things I ever ...
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Mysterious OS X File Extension (bug?)

I'm coming over from stack overflow since my question isn't programming orientated. I Hope I am in the right Exchange Platform now ;) Ok, let's get started. I know that OS X uses the Launch ...
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Blank White icon in Windows 8.1

Many of the icons in my Win 8.1 have become blank! I followed the instructions here, but nothing changed. I also did sfc /scannow, and everything was ok. How can I resolve the problem? Edit: I guess ...
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Disable Gesture Icons of the Tablet PC Package in Windows 7

How do I disable displaying of icons when a flick is detected by the Tablet PC package? Please note that I do need the Tablet PC Input, just not the icons.
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Google Chrome not showing emoticon

When I open this website using Google Chrome, I am not able to see some of the icons. See the screenshot below: As you can see, some of the icons appears as a box. But everything is ok when I open ...
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Volume Icon disappears in win 7

The Volume Icon occasionally disappears in win 7. It does not seem to be caused by any one operation. How can I fix this?
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Network icon in Windows 7 Notifications area has disappeared

My network icon has disappeared. I've tried going to Notifications area > Customize > Turn system icons off or on and I can see the Network icon but it won't let me turn it on. Everything else still ...
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Windows icon cache does not exist

I've just performed a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, and have installed all updates and SP1. After installing IObit Smart Defrag, I noticed the icon for that software was the generic ...
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How to get number of taskbar icons displayed

I'm using Rainmeter and need a way to adjust one skin that will be used as background under taskbar icon based on how much icons are displayed. Currently looks that: ) So what I need is to somehow ...
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How to change Windows 7 zip icon

I have a strange problem with 7zip and default icons in windows-explorer for file-type *.zip. I know that setting and replacing icons for 7zip has already been thoroughly discussed on the net. I have ...
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Network Icon not appearing in taskbar (Windows 8.1 64-bit)

The Network Icon in the taskbar notification area (bottom right) is inactive. The icon is set to "Show icon and notifications" in the Notification Area Icons menu, but the popup says that the icon is ...
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How to change icon at the top of software in Windows 8?

How to change icon at the top of software in Windows 8? When you open software, it has little icon at the left top. The icon show on Taskbar or Star is easy to change, but the top left is hard. Do you ...
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VBA Editor title bar buttons show up oddly large

In VBA editor, there are buttons on the menu bar associated with objects like sheets, modules, forms, and classes. The buttons are the minimize, restore, and close buttons in the top right. They only ...
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My application icons dissapeared after restoring (from backup), how to get them back?

My laptop harddisk crashed. However, since I use a backup solution (HP Autonomy), I managed to restore most of the documents and files that had been backed up, after reinstalling the operating system, ...
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Unknown Internet Explorer 11 Address Bar Icon

I am a developer, and as part of my investigation our customer sent us a screenshot which contains an icon I could not recognize. Does anybody know what this icon stands for (the one with the arrow ...
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Task bar notification area icons dissapeared after update

After the last windows 8.1 update my task bar seems to no longer keeps the icons in the notification area >>> it keeps hiding them after every reboot Note: The setting in task bar properties is ...
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An extra USB icon on taskabr

I have an extra USB icon on my system tray in Win 7. I have the vmware installed on this machine. The USB icon shows my HDD drives! I think it appeared when I uninstalled Intel Rapid Storage ...
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Windows Store Apps are missing their small icons

On my Windows 8.1 Update machine, Windows Store Apps are missing there icon wherever the small icon shows up: In search and on the All Apps page of the start screen. The icons work fine on the actual ...
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.ico File not deletable on Win7 x64,why?

I have a computer running WIndows 7 x64, and I recently noticed that Files with an extension .ico on USB sticks cannot be deleted. I then tried the same on another PC, and the .ico file was properly ...
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Fixing blurry icons in linux icon theme for gnome

I am using the Insignia Icon theme https://github.com/fsvh/insignia in Fedora 21. I really like this theme, especially in the combination with Faenza icons. However I noticed, that the "show ...
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Desktop icon spacing changed after monitor replacement

I just replaced my monitor with a TV Monitor of the same resolution and size (22" 1920x1080), but when I restarted Windows all the icons were in a different position. I was expecting this kind of ...
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Windows 8 missing glyphs / icons

So recently I installed few fonts on my system inorder to design few banners in photoshop so I bulk installed them and when system prompted to replace the existing fonts, I replaced them. Now am not ...
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What does a tiny person icon in front of a folder icon mean in Windows Explorer, Win 7?

Please consider the following screen shot from Win 7 Windows Explorer: I'm puzzled by "rcook", particularly by the little figure in front of the yellow folder. The figure resembles one Windows ...
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How to get custom Windows folder pictures with transparency?

How can I get custom images/icons to be displayed in my folder's icons? I'm talking about icons with a transparent background. Like on these folders: When I try to change the folder image manually, ...
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Does anyone recognise this icon?

Can anyone tell me what this icon on Chrome in my taskbar is? It has only appeared today, I think chrome updated this morning but I can't be 100% sure. It seems as if it's being triggered when I ...
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How to provide relative path to folder icons in external hard disk

I am trying to set the folder icon in my external hard disk folders. In my PC the hard disk letter is 'J' and I have the icons inside the target folder, Icon for SampleFolder is within SampleFolder ...
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OS X: How to give different icons and titles to simultaneously running instances of Firefox

I often run two different instances of Firefox simultaneously. This works great, except that the various FF instances show up as identical-looking icons in the App Switcher (aka ⌘+tab), Dock, ...
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Network icon not showing up on the system tray

I'm not sure why but my network icon is not letting me connect to the internet because is doesn't exist. I tried to enable it but it is blacked out and is not changeable. This is on windows 7 ...
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Icons are not displaying properly in Open and Save dialogs

My Open and Save dialogs are not showing icons. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2. I have tried resetting the icon cache and restarting Explorer, but nothing works. How can I fix this?
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Desktop icon layout keeps changing when resuming from standby

I use my laptop for college and as a result, it's moved around a lot. When the lid is shut I have it going to standby, but however every time I resume it, my desktop layout changes. It goes from ...
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How to make Windows 7 save new files on secondary desktop?

I have two monitors and when I save file on a Desktop, it saves on a primary destop. I need to tell system to arrange new files/icons starting with my secondary desktop. Any suggestions how to do it?
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Windows folder organized similarly than desktop

As far as I understand, the Windows desktop is just a folder in the computer. However, it has a special organization compared to normal folders (when you turn on the computer, not when you access to ...