Windows Apps Icons with white background Solved

  1.    10 Dec 2016 #1

    Windows Apps Icons with white background

    Hello folks,

    it's the time of the year again - the fresh install of my machine is nearly complete.

    However, this time, I have applied the Turquoise Icon Set (

    While it works flawless on the icons in my explorer.exe, it has messed up the Windows App icons in the taskbar (see screenshot).
    As you can see, the icon right to the foobar player is supposed to be the native Mail App. And right of that one is the Wunderlist app, which has also lost its transparency and displays a white background. Affected are all Windows 10 apps.
    Those same icons in the start menu are displaying properly, however.

    Is there any possible solution to fixing this problem without uninstalling the icon set again?

    Thanks in advance.


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  2.    11 Dec 2016 #2

    Worked okay for me.
    Probably going to have to uninstall and re-install the pack.
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  3.    11 Dec 2016 #3

    Did both already.

    Thanks for testing it out, though.
    So.. maybe the issue is not with the pack, but something else? I wouldn't have any idea what it could be then.
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  4.    11 Dec 2016 #4

    Located the culprit..
    SageThumb is apparently causing problems with the PNG format. Disabling the functionality for PNG within SageThumb settings and afterwards clearing the iconcache and sagethumb cache solved the problems.

    However.. during my attempts to solve the problems, I have ran into some very irritating situations with the Windows Start Menu and the icons therein. But that will become a topic of its own, I assume.
    For anybody having the same issues, here's a link that provided the needed answer to the above mentioned problem: SageThumbs / Tickets / #112 Causes a major broblem with modern apps on Win 10
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