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Windows 7: Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon


26 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon

Every time I open windows explorer, the active application highlight appears behind the Control Panel icon instead of the Explorer icon.

Is there a way to fix this?

Thanx,

Randy

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26 Jun 2010   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pcdragin View Post
Every time I open windows explorer, the active application highlight appears behind the Control Panel icon instead of the Explorer icon.

Is there a way to fix this?

Thanx,

Randy
Can you provide a screenshot...i do not image it entirely
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27 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon

Here is the screen capture that you requested: (Please see the attachment).

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/Randy/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot-3.png[/IMG]


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27 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

I am completely confused as to what is the problem here. Are you able to explain it better?
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27 Jun 2010   #5
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pcdragin View Post
Here is the screen capture that you requested: (Please see the attachment).

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/Randy/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot-3.png[/IMG]
Do you mean it's more like transparancy than the other one?
It is pretty normal, when you swap to the other open window it will do the same effect.
or
You might open the Control Panel instead of Explorer...are you sure? I've never seen this on my computer yet, when openning Explorer or Control Panel that they do swap Icons.


PS: I do not know if it related but maybe a clean of Icons stream could do it.
I have attached .reg for you, merge it and reboot, see if it the same.


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File Type: reg IconsStreams.reg (366 Bytes, 14 views)
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28 Jun 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon

WindowsStar,

Please see the screen capture in this thread. The only programs open are Firefox & Windows Explorer. The Firefox highlight appears behind the Firefox icon as it should. However, no highlight appears behind the Windows Explorer icon; instead one shows behind the Control Panel icon.

Thanx,

Randy
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28 Jun 2010   #7

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Ok, I think I get it, what is really open? Windows Explorer?
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29 Jun 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon

WindowsStar,

Yes, just windows explorer & Firefox.

Thanx,

Randy
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29 Jun 2010   #9

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

By any chance did you change Windows Explorer's Icon?

Edit: Maybe the second picture is better.


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Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon-windowsexplorericon.jpg   Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon-windowsexplorericon2.jpg  
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29 Jun 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Active Highlight Appears Behind Wrong Icon

No, I didn't change the icon. When I click on the Windows Explorer Icon, it does open Windows Explorer. However, after minimizing Windows Explorer I have to click on the control Panel Icon to re-open it. It does not open the Control Panel.

Thanx,

Randy
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