Windows 10: How to change Windows 10 taskbar icons?


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 pro x64
       23 Oct 2015 #1

    How to change Windows 10 taskbar icons?


    The apps that are pinned on the taskbar those ones

    any way to do that? please link me. thanks a lot.
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  2. Posts : 9,011
    Windows 10 Professional
       23 Oct 2015 #2

    Parthptl said: View Post
    The apps that are pinned on the taskbar those ones

    any way to do that? please link me. thanks a lot.
    Unpin the current programs from the taskbar, change the shortcut icons in properties in:
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and
    C:\Users\{yourname}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

    then re-pin them to the taskbar.
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    W10 Pro x64/W7 Ultimate x64 dual boot main - W10 Pro Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64 - remote pc
       23 Oct 2015 #3

    You might have a little fun trying that with the Task View button and Search which cannot be changed. Those can be removed from view but not see any change of default icon.

    For anything else you pin yourself all you would need to do is create a separate shortcut you can alter yourself by changing the icon for that and then pin it to the Start or Task bar. or both. Often something pinned might actually lack any icon where having a folder full of spares can be a help! That can work along with the number of MS icons already found in the System32 folder where you come to first when going to open up the change icon option.
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