Windows 10: Change tray icon info/overlay text

  1.    13 Sep 2016 #1

    Change tray icon info/overlay text


    Hello, when you put the mouse cursor over a tray icon, some text is displayed, which is most often the name of that icon's app. What kind of app/editor would let you change it?
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       13 Sep 2016 #2

    Since most icons are embedded in an application's .exe/executable file you'd have to rewrite that file to make changes to it. That probably would require permission from the publisher of the program or otherwise be illegal.
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  3.    13 Sep 2016 #3

    Let's say it's about a free app. There are some apps that let you change the exe icon. But that text.. I didn't find.
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