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  1. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #11

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Apps from the Windows store.
    Ok cool. Thanks for clarifying. I'm more concerned about 3rd party programs like games and such.
    So it was easy huh? Look crazy confusing to me.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Jul 2015 #12

    BeK said: View Post
    Ok cool. Thanks for clarifying. I'm more concerned about 3rd party programs like games and such.
    So it was easy huh? Look crazy confusing to me.
    Just install the program..
    Then open the executable you want to modify
    Double clink on the ICON item on the left hand side
    Finally in Actions on the top of the task bar select Replace Icon.. select the new Icon you want and save.

    Need any help ask
    Jeff
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #13

    Hmmm. Sounds easy enough.
    Thanks for everything!
    I'll give it a try this evening after I get home from work. If I run into any problems. I'll ask.
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  4. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       01 Aug 2015 #14

    I tried it and it didn't work for me the way that I hoped. I used custom icon that are png based and Windows wouldn't let me replace the standard icons with png files.
    Thanks anyhow
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 1,956
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       01 Aug 2015 #15

    BeK said: View Post
    I tried it and it didn't work for me the way that I hoped. I used custom icon that are png based and Windows wouldn't let me replace the standard icons with png files.
    Thanks anyhow
    There's freeware to allow you to convert from PNG to ICO or you can google and do it online.
    Here's one: ConvertICO.com - Convert PNG to ICO and ICO to PNG
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  6. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       01 Aug 2015 #16

    topgundcp said: View Post
    There's freeware to allow you to convert from PNG to ICO or you can google and do it online.
    Here's one: ConvertICO.com - Convert PNG to ICO and ICO to PNG
    It didn't work. Thank you for your time though.

    This was the ICO icon that I changed the default icon into...
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    Unfortunately this was the result...just a blank icon for the game Tera.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       10 Sep 2015 #17

    you can use software such as Wintiler which allow you to create custom tiles
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  8. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       10 Sep 2015 #18

    martirio3000 said: View Post
    you can use software such as Wintiler which allow you to create custom tiles
    I have since discovered this. Thank you though my friend.
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  9. Joined : Feb 2015
    Yokosuka, Japan
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       10 Sep 2015 #19

    I used TileCreator from windows store. It's just a bit tricky to use at first but follow the directions exactly as stated here and it will all fall into place. Now it only takes about 30 seconds to change my tiles/icons on start menu. Biggest thing is to remember to "run as admin" or else it won't work. Just go find the .png or .jpeg you would like to use as the tile (or icon) and apply.
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