Questions about using and changing icons on your computer.

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lxpanel: Dropbox icon missing

I'm using dropbox on my lubuntu 15.10 machine. It works fine, unless the dropbox icon, which tells the state of the application and allows interaction, is missing. When I start dropbox, no matter if ...
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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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All .rar .jpg .png files in windows 7 are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails [on hold]

All .rar .jpg .png files are changed to an icon with a folder and little thumbnails and I can't get them back to the normal icon please help I am running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit . i can still ...
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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 icon sizing

What is the reg path to increase the size of the volume icon on the notification tray in windows 7? For some reason the icons in the notification area only have become super small and I want to ...
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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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Link shortcuts to icons? running nimi places, windows 10

Nimi places displays contents of folders in a gui sort of like windows fences. Many of my shortcuts in these folders do not have icons. Any way to link icons to the correct icon automatically or do I ...
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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 ...
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The Windows Update icon suddenly gone missing in Control Panel (Windows 10)

Up until yesterday, things in Control Panel land were looking okay. Then, I want to catch the Microsoft Update Dump that was scheduled for last night. So I went to Control Panel, figuring I'd hit ...
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Remove shortcut overlays from hard links

I have learned from this and many other that the folder winsxs inside Windows folder contains a lot of hard linked folders. But none of the folders in winsxs shows shortcut overlays. However, when I ...
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How does Windows explorer know which icons to display?

Or put in other words: where is the icons of program files stored? I have read something about specific icon files, but I figure if that's where they're stored, there still has to be some reference in ...
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Windows 10 icons are not displaying on the bottom row unless I move an icon to be the second from the bottom and then move one under that one

I ran a cmd file to change my registry for Windows 8 DPI scaling since Windows 10 scaling wasn't working, but it seems to have caused more problems than before, such as several crashes and the icon ...
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How to Save Desktop icon layout position with a different profile for one or two monitors

i am working with a laptop at work, now, when im sitting at the office, i use dual monitor settings, and when i work outside the office, i work with only 1 monitor. the desktop icons are driving me ...
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Plank modify icon wihout any duplicates

After having plank installed, I decided to modify an icon launcher (atom editor to be precise). The problem is that when I launch it, another icon appears: I have found several solutions (which ...
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Windows 10 icons appearance changed

A cat slept on the keyboard and all my desktop icons are now looking like in the picture : Three lines of text description to the right of the image. How can I fix it to see the normal behavior ( one ...
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Windows 10 taskbar right click doesn't work properly

So I've had this problem for quite some time, I can't really explain it in the title. I'm running Windows 10 and when I right-click on the icon of a running program on the taskbar the only option I ...
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Location of new flat Microsoft Icons

Is there any way to access the new stylish flat icons that Microsoft uses lately (in Word, Excel, Dynamics, ...)? Are they located in some .dll or anywhere in Windows? I am talking about these: ...
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How can I use Windows Libraries icons for my own folders?

I relocated my Windows Libraries to a set of folders of my own: Now I also want to use the same icons for these folders. How can I do that? I tried Customize under the folder's properties, but I ...
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Icon saved in IconWorkshop shows as black

I created an icon file (.ico) with Axialis IconWorkshop v6.70, containing several icons ranging from 256x256 down to 16x16. For the 256x256 I used a drawing that I copied/pasted from a drawing ...
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Launching Animations for Unity dock not working after installing Numix-Circle Icons

After installing Numix theme and Numix-Circle Icons there are no animations (pulse, jump, etc.) in the Unity dock even though the Unity Tweak Tool says they're activated. Any ideas on how to fix this? ...
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Chrome browser's address bar prevents displaying any extension icons

How can we show extension icons in a new Chrome installation? Normally, in Chrome, once extensions are installed, icons appear to the right of the address bar. Sometimes, you have to drag the ...
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How to sort only selected desktop icons by name? (Windows 10)

I am running Windows 10, and I have many icons on my desktop. I would like to sort some of them (by name/date/etc), but when I Right click on my desktop and then do Sort By > Name all of the icons get ...
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Repair UserProfile folder icons

I don't remember exactly what am I doing before this happens The %UserProfile% icons has been dissapeared and text has changed Is there some way to repair this?
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What DLL resources uses Windows XP to show its icons?

I want to change the Windows XP icons. I know that Windows 7 depends of imageres.dll for show icons, like folders, files, Computer icon, ... But, what is the DLL file that Windows XP depends for ...
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Change text colour of desktop icons on Windows 10

As the title says, is there any way to change the colour of text for the icons on your desktop in Windows 10? I have a lot of nature backgrounds so white tends to blend in. I have made them bold but ...
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A small number of unrelated programs suddenly have a Firefox icon. How do I fix this?

4 programs suddenly show with Firefox icons in Windows 8. Not the data files, just the programs. For example pdfs show the correct pdf icon, but the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC program tile displays the ...
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Is there a way to ensure windows customize folder appears in a certain way on another computer?

I'm making sort of a present for my father, and the folders icons all have been changed in the external hard drive. So, is there a way to make sure that no matter what drive the external takes (H:, ...
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Robocopied Junction not Showing Icon? Robocopied Symbolic Link also Not Showing Icon?

I'm not familiar with how robocopy handles junctions, symbolic links, and hard links. I tried to copy one of each, and I noticed the icon that shows over a junction and symbolic link does not seem to ...
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How to display custom key icon on Terminal.app?

When sending a POST request to a server that requires user and password authentication, Terminal.app displays a blinking key icon which I believe is not Unicode. When asking the user to enter ...
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How do I create a icon in cairo-dock that opens gnome 3's full screen app menu?

I would like to open the full screen app menu instead of using the cairo plugin how do I do this?
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Broken icon of Skype in the Windows 7 taskbar [duplicate]

Usually, I have Skype pinned to the taskbar on Windows 7 and its icon prints normally. For a few days, this icon has seemed broken/not found : If I un-pin the program from the taskbar, the icon ...
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Windows desktop icon manager

Does exist a windows application that allows to organize icons in manner of encyclopedia themes exploration? Imagine, you have 4x4, ie 16 icons (folders in fact) in the desktop, with such a number we ...
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Windows 7 new user account icons are not appearing properly

I made a new administrator user account in windows 7 and it seems like this.Many icons are Even the guest account is like this.What is the reason behind this ?
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Hide NTFS compression blue double arrow icon overlay

Since the last Windows 10 update I have these blue double arrows on almost every item (all files & folders that are NTFS compressed). How can I remove these?
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Desktop unnamed folder icon issue

So this happened recently and I don't know why. A delete removes it, but a refresh brings it back. Any ideas? It only allows cut and delete, when pasting it somewhere it gives this error:
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Windows 10 start icon doesn't react on right-click

So I just upgraded from windows 10 Home to Education, and things started going a tad bad. Whenever I try to right-click the windows logo, all that happens is my cursor jumping about 5 pixels up and ...
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Two blue arrows at top right of icons

If this is a duplicate post, my apologies but I couldn't find one. On some icons I am seeing a two blue arrows at the top the right pointing towards each other. I first noticed it on the icons on ...
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No “Extra Large icons” on High DPI laptop (Win)

I have a high DPI laptop (3200x1800, 13" screen. Hardware is Lenovo Yoga2Pro), which I hate for these reasons. My specific question is about the size of thumbnail icons in native Windows (10). The ...
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Icons for Chrome and Firefox missing background after updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511

After updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511, icon (more background of the icon) for Chrome and Firefox is missing as in the screenshot, also Chrome and Firefox icons show gray background instead ...
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Changing Chrome icon on the tile

The google chrome tile on my windows 10 start menu can't be changed. It has a dark grey box surrounding it (shown in image when it's suppose to be blue[due to theme]). Re sizing the tile would make ...
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On Debin Stretch, LXDE doesn't scale-down some application icons

I use IceWeasel on Debian Stretch, with LXDE. While most application icons display just fine (including IceDove), the IceWeasel icon exhibits a problem. Very often (but not always!) the large icon ...
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Icon for Chrome missing after updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511

After updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511, icon for Chrome is missing as in the screenshot, also Chrome and Firefox icons show gray background instead of theme color. Chrome icon shows when ...