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Windows 7: Quick Q

09 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Quick Q

Alright so I have a few question to ask you guys, one does anyone know how to turn this annoying thing off.

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It's really bothering me, second In XP you use to be able to change file type extension icons, now you cant

Anyone know how you can, and don't point me to Vista tuts because they won't work.

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09 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Turn what off exactly, the highlighting of newly installed programs?
Uncheck this option here:

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09 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Worked great, thanks a ton. Now all I need to do is figure out how to change extension type icons and I'm good.
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10 Jun 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Mitchell,

This can show you how to change the icons for file extension types. It is the same procedure in Windows 7.

File Extension Type Icon - Change - Vista Forums

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