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How to change the icon of html files?

Windows (at least XP and Vista, I haven't tried 7) refuses to honor my setting of the icon to show for html files. It insist in showing the paper sheet with the IE logo on it. On XP I changed the ...
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How can I change a file type's default program while keeping its current default icon on Windows 7

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Manually change filetype icons in Windows 7

I'm trying to find the dialog tab in Windows 7 that allows a user to change the icon used for a particular file type. In Windows XP it would be under the Folder Options properties dialog. Where is ...
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How do I change the application associated with a file type but keep its icon

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