Questions about using and changing icons on your computer.

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Force my browser to use the “old” google tab icon

How can I force google Chrome to use the old Icon, which was used until some days before? I've got many tabs open and searching for the new Icon is much harder than searching for the old, which I'm ...
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Windows 7 how to display proper icons

I am running windows 7. I have the default program for .py files set to the python.exe. If I double click a .py file it will launch correctly with python. But in the windows explorer the icon next ...
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Chrome “add to taskbar” icons are just capital letters

You know how through Chrome menu > More tools > Add to taskbar... you can add websites to a Start menu entry, and then pin them to the Start screen, desktop, and taskbar? The icons of most websites (...
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Chrome icon won't pile on in win7

I can't seem to figure out why wont the Chrome icon on the Taskbar. I've recently had a clean win7 64bit ultimate install and I remember that it used to pile on but now it doesn't. Any help with this ...
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Icons won't appear, (Invalid Shortcut Icon)

Ok, so I store almost all of my programs on a WD Passport that is locked, so when I boot up windows the Icons appear as Invalid Shortcut Icons, but even after I unlock my WD Passport (It's set to ...
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How to make the icons work on Panel and Window Manager?

How do you get Window Manager and Panel to show up icons in Linux? I am not able to get the icons working for Zathura and Termite applications. I use OpenBox with Tint2 as the Panel. termite.desktop ...
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How to determine an icon's Index number

I'm creating a Group Policy Preference shortcut item. I want the shortcut to have this icon found in %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll: The GPP's New Shortcut dialog box won't let me browse ...
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Windows 10 taskbar icons not combining

I am using windows 10, and in taskbar properties "Taskbar buttons" is set to "Always combine, hide labels". However I noticed that Visual Studio Code and WebStorm 10.0 ignore this rule. Labels are ...
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How do I keep an icon in the Windows 7 taskbar from disappearing when its program is open?

In Windows 7 I have icons pinned to my taskbar. But if the application is open, the icon is no longer visible. I want to open a second window of the application and it's a pain to have to traverse ...
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Set audio/video/… file icon

I installed a minimal version of ubuntu then manually added openbox, pcmanfm, lxappearance etc. I downloaded an icon theme (Super Flat Remix), moved it to .icons and made it the default theme with ...
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Can't change icons on folders of disk imported from another Windows 7 system

I had a catastrophic failure, just created a new Windows 7 Ultimate system with very little installed. I attached a disk drive from the previous system that has data on it (it wasn't damaged). All ...
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Why can't I reposition my desktop icons in Windows 8.1 Pro?

I've tried everything that I can think of. When I try to drag and drop a desktop icon, the cursor turns to a slashed-out circle and won't let me move the icon. I can't drag them into folders or ...
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Windows Volume Icon

Just a quick query on the windows volume control icon which is displayed at the upper left corner of screen when you change the volume. When I have fullscreen programs open like games, this icon does ...
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Windows 10 Accent Color Personalization in Pinned Taskbar Items

I have had my laptop upgraded to Windows 10 for about a month now. I just upgraded my desktop yesterday and noticed a difference I cannot figure out. The calculator is pinned to the taskbar on both, ...
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windows 7, prob with Lenova

I keep getting a message from Lenova that I am running out of disk space on my Lenova Recovery. They suggest deleting files from my Recycle Bin....not the desk top icon, but the one containing all my ...
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Pin control panel items to the task-bar in windows 10

How do I pin something from the control panel to the task-bar of windows 10. For example Sound. How do I pin this to the task-bar so it is permanently pinned here. The Sound when open looks a ...
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Changing the (Taskbar) icons in Windows 8?

I want to change the icons in my Taskbar to square tiles, but I can’t for the life of me figure out how you change icons in Windows 8. What is the easiest, snazziest way of changing the Pro (non-RT) ...
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Windows 7 explorer icon handler for audio files

I'm looking for a way to preview all of my .WAV files fast. I don't need to hear them but prefer to "see" them, i.e. observe a plot of their wave-form (these are very short files so it is an ...
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Mac get info always showing png icon instead of the icon

When I open 'Get Info' copy my icon over the default and it applies it but it never shows it. It only shows the default PNG icon (with the pictures and the camera). Does anybody faced the problem ...
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High resolution display desktop icon positioning

I am using Acer Aspire S7-391 and I can't position icons to far right and to the bottom of my desktop. I believe it has something to do with its resolution, which is 1920x1080. I know I can position ...
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Preventing see through icons on Windows 10 File Explorer

I recently downloaded the Google material icon pack. You can download all the icons at once here. In this pack there are numerous white icons, and in this example I am using bike directions from the ...
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How do you change an individual icon's size on the desktop for windows 7

Is it possible to change an icons size on the desktop individually? I have already tried using group methods such as CTRL and the scroll wheel but that just changes every icons size not the individual ...
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How can i make shortcuts to applications in desktop in Ubuntu GNOME?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 GNOME. I find it difficult to start an app by pushing the mouse pointer to the top edge. Is it possible to create shortcut icon in desktop just like windows icons? If so , what ...
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How to overwrite one line of local config instead of whole file (icons related)

When I copy /usr/share/icons/Faenza-Green to ~/.icons and change in ~/.icons/Faenza-Green/index.theme [Icon Theme] Name=Faenza-Green Inherits=Faenza-Dark,Faenza,gnome ... long rest of a file ... ...
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“Safely Remove Hardware” icon in Windows 8

In Windows 8 the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon sits permanently in the System Tray even though no external drive is plugged into the computer. If you click on that icon the only clickable option is "...
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How do I have more than one Recycle Bin on my desktop?

I use more than one monitor for my computer. I use Windows 7. I would like to be able to place a recycle bin icon on each screen so that when I can only see the desktop on one screen I don't have to ...
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Change Microsoft Edge Taskbar icon

How would I change the Taskbar icon for Microsoft Edge. Note that the Edge exe is not double-clickable, so creating a shortcut and changing the icon didn't seem to work for me. Edit: I created ...
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Wrong icons displayed in Windows 10

I don't know what caused this, but in Windows 10, this wrong icon is spreading like a virus everywhere! Some examples: This icon somehow displays on some desktop icons, task bar icons and in start ...
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How to increase taskbar icon size?

In Win8.1 the taskbar icons were bigger than in Win10. In Win10, the icons also seem to have a upper and lower margin to the taskbar limits. How can I control this, i.e. increase icon size and, if ...
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Where is the Java Jar icon located?

I'm trying to find what dll or folder the jar icon for Java is located in. it looks like I'm referring to the complete icon you see in the picture, complete with the paper backing. I've already ...
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Google Chrome icon changes to Default in taskbar when I close it

Icon changes from this: to this: My profile is in folder C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default. This does not happen to profiles in C:\Users\Ohto\AppData\Local\Google\...
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Windows Taskbar/ Jumplist Bug/ Glitch

I have a problem with my Windows 8.1 Taskbar/Jumplist. When I right-click any icon in my taskbar the background/ icons are completely bugged (As you can see on the screenshot). It is not resolved even ...
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Desktop icons rearrange after using remote desktop connection

I sometimes remote into my desktop PC (1900x1280) from my laptop (1280x900). When I do, Windows (Vista) on the desktop PC rearranges all my desktop icons. I could understand this if the RDP session'...
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Uninstalled Program Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X Lion

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 on a MacBook Air. As a quick note, while this program was installed through Steam, I don't think it's a Steam issue. Background: Through Steam, I recently ...
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Windows 10 Icon Disappeared [duplicate]

I had the Windows 10 icon on my taskbar. And then today, I wanted to update but then I got to uninstall a software called Air Display. So, I did that, and restarted my computer as it said. But then ...
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How do I remove titles from Windows 10 taskbar and keep icons only

In my Windows 10 Pro I got icons and titles on taskbar. But I want to have icons only (like at the bottom on the picture). Is there an option for this? How do I remove titles from Windows 10 ...
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IE7 Pro Plug-in w/ IE9: Where's my IE7 Pro options icon? Used to be in the status bar

Back when I had IE7 and IE8, the IE7 Pro options icon would show on the right side of my browser's status bar. This icon would expose additional options not available by the regular menu, options ...
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Batch convert SVG images to desired size PNG or ICO

I have bunch of SVG icons that I'd like to use for my application to be developed in VB.Net 2010, and since it has no support to handle SVG icons, I need to convert those icons into either PNG or ICO, ...
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How to change which frame is grabbed for the finder icon of a movie file for Mac OS X Finder?

Movie files show in Mac OS X Finder with an example frame from the movie. Unfortunately, it's captured from fairly early in the movie, so that different episodes of a series, or perhaps different ...
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Where can I find complete documentation on desktop.ini for Windows 7?

The documentation at the Windows Dev Center is fairly limited compared not only to third party sites, but to even what I can create by changing folder settings and opening up the resulting desktop.ini ...
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Can I restore a lost Firefox add-on the name of which I've forgotten?

I upgraded my Firefox from 30 to 39 and one of my add-ons disappeared. I don't see it in Customize, and I can't figure out which of my add-ons it is or remember the name of it (I know, I have too ...
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On Windows 8 during startup my icons go blank and then reappear [duplicate]

I have an i7, 16 GB, every time I turn on my PC my icons appear, go blank and then reappear after about 10 - 15 seconds, maybe even more. it's really annoying, is anyone with windows 8 experiencing ...
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How do I set an icon for a cmd file?

I am currently configuring to launch automatically when I open specific files (like php files). I've managed to do that by using a .cmd file packed with Atom. However, it does not have an icon and ...
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Windows 10 icon not displayed [duplicate]

After a repair to my Windows 7 (led by a Microsoft Support engineer) my Windows 10 icon is no longer showing. I have installed all the latest updates, nothing is blocked and my Windows is genuine.
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Program Icons Missing in Windows 7

I have just received a new laptop, (HP Elitebook 8770w) and I am encountering an odd issue. Icons for a couple of programs are not displaying correctly. The programs currently affected are TeamViewer ...
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Explorer is searching for content, icons fail to load and/or display properly

When I first open a drive or folder in the 'My Computer' window, everything displays correctly, loads fast, works fine. In a few seconds the green loading bar appears. If I open any other folder ...
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How do I change the icon on a Chrome tab?

I have set up Chrome to always open the Gmail Offline app on startup so that I always have a synched version of my email when I'm offline. However, I'd like the tab for the Gmail Offline to have the ...
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Is there a way to apply custom folder icons and still preview contents in Windows Explorer?

Applying a custom *.ico file to a folder in Windows removes the contents preview where several files or images appear to fan out inside the default folder icon. While it makes sense to automatically ...
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Where do I find the Google Drive icon?

I made a custom link to my Google Drive directory on the Windows 7 Professional application bar. Now I'd like to change that icon, so that it's obvious it's the Google Drive folder. How do I find the ...