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Windows 7: Folder Icon Changing

12 Jan 2013   #1
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 
Folder Icon Changing

Hi,

I have a custom icon for my music folder, in which if I open a song in WMP, the icon of the folder is changed to a thumbnail of the album cover for that song. How can I prevent this? I am tired of changing my icon back over and over again!

Rand Marks


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12 Jan 2013   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Post a screenshot of the folder and icon that changes. And how are you changing the icon.

Use these tutorials for posting screenshots.
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Jerry
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12 Jan 2013   #3
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Hi, Jerry,

Thank you for your reply, but never mind. I fixed the problem by unchecking "Update music files by retrieving media info from the Internet" in the privacy tab of the options window in Windows Media Player.
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13 Jan 2013   #4
Bongo

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Cool
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