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Windows 7: Can't associate icon with txt files

30 Sep 2014   #1
Willm

win 7 starter & win 7 64-bit
 
 
Can't associate icon with txt files

I use Editpad Lite and I can't get my Win7 starter to change the default txt icon. Editpad has a specific dialogue for changing it to the green Editpad icon. This doesn't do it.
Had no trouble setting it on other pc's.

But it is not only Editpad, the txt icon won't change regardless of what txt software I have tried. Even when associated with notepad all txt files show up as white.

I've tried resetting the icon within windows - no go! I've tried Filetypesman which is usually
successful but not with this.

Is there a way to delete and reset something within the registry?


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30 Sep 2014   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

See if this helps your problem. Shortcut - Change Icon
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30 Sep 2014   #3
Willm

win 7 starter & win 7 64-bit
 
 

Wow! that was easy.

Thank you very much.

What makes that work when other methods don't?
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30 Sep 2014   #4
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Possibly because that is the RIGHT WAY, I don't know, glad I could help.
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01 Oct 2014   #5
Willm

win 7 starter & win 7 64-bit
 
 

Thanks again.
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