The change you made through this process is only valid as long as it’s pinned on the taskbar. DownloadTypes for Windows. Every day at wikiHow, we work hard to give you access to instructions and information that will help you live a better life, whether it's keeping you safer, healthier, or improving your well-being. This is super cool. Then follow these steps to fix the issue: If a Close Open Programs Interaction dialog box is displayed, close all open windows. To create this article, 18 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. To change the default icon assigned to a taskbar pinned program, here are the steps you can follow without involving a 3rd party tool: 1. Right click the folder you want to change. This article has been viewed 66,108 times. If so, this is the article for you. Learn more... Perhaps you have a Windows 7+ computer/laptop and you think your icons need to look different. You can always change the standard icon back by using “Restore default”, I tried these steps on windows 8 and couldn’t find the IconCache.db, So I restarted the explorer anyway and it worked perfectly. To change the default icon assigned to a taskbar pinned program, here are the steps you can follow without involving a 3rd party tool: 1. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/7\/7a\/Change-an-Icon-in-Windows-7-Step-1.jpg\/v4-460px-Change-an-Icon-in-Windows-7-Step-1.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/7\/7a\/Change-an-Icon-in-Windows-7-Step-1.jpg\/aid923345-v4-564px-Change-an-Icon-in-Windows-7-Step-1.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"564","bigHeight":"423","licensing":"

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