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In Windows 8, the majority of my 'tiles' on my start screen (please correct my terminology if I'm misusing these) are not the fancy 'live tiles'. They're just shortcuts to applications that will run on the desktop.
My question is, 'How can I customize their appearance'. By default they are all forced to being the 'small' size and a background color of blue. They seem to grab the default Icon but I'd like to be able to change the tile color/icon/size.
Is this possible? If so - how do I do it?