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Windows 7: can I do anything to let the icon stay the same

23 Apr 2011   #11
Oaken

Windows 7
 
 

1. Open the program and pin to the taskbar.

2. Right click and close the window.

3. Hold down shift, right click the icon, and select properties.

3. Navigate to your chosen icon via the change icon button (apply/ok).

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4. Restart Explorer by typing "TSKILL EXPLORER" *without the quotes* in the start/search box and hit return.


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23 Apr 2011   #12
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OakenG View Post
1. Open the program and pin to the taskbar.

2. Right click and close the window.

3. Hold down shift, right click the icon, and select properties.

3. Navigate to your chosen icon via the change icon button (apply/ok).

edit...

4. Restart Explorer by typing "TSKILL EXPLORER" *without the quotes* in the start/search box and hit return.
Excellent advice, works like a charm
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23 Apr 2011   #13
Oaken

Windows 7
 
 

My pleasure
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23 Apr 2011   #14
Cov

Windos 7 x64
 
 

Hi, thanks but ...it didn't work for me.
Here is what I've done:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OakenG View Post
1. Open the program and pin to the taskbar.
First I unpinned the (old) windows explorer from the taskbar, then I opened it from the start menu and used the icon from the start menu to right click and pin to the taskbar while the explorer window was still open.

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2. Right click and close the window.
The I right clicked the explorer in the task bar and closed it.

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3. Hold down shift, right click the icon, and select properties.
Yeah, that worked very well.

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3. Navigate to your chosen icon via the change icon button (apply/ok).
No problem here.

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4. Restart Explorer by typing "TSKILL EXPLORER" *without the quotes* in the start/search box and hit return.
I did that and indeed there was a "TSKILL EXPLORER" ... but when I open windows explorer via the new icon in the task bar, it still changes back to the old explorer icon.

Hmm, strange ....
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23 Apr 2011   #15
Oaken

Windows 7
 
 

Try opening Explorer via Win Key + E and do the steps again?
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