Windows 10: NEW file types associations and Icons?

  1.    08 Nov 2017 #1

    CUSTOM file extensions and CUSTOM icon association?

    Windows 10 keeps changing icons associated with custom file extensions. It seems arbitrary because some new file types do work, others work for a while then randomly change.

    1. How to correctly create CUSTOM file extensions and have a CUSTOM icon associated to the extension?
    2. How to stop windows from changing the icons?

    Types-1.3.1 Extension Icon Editor by Frank Worsley was used.
    Types 2.6.2
    If "Linked class" is used the folder icon updates, but the file icon does not.
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    Last edited by sadicus; 08 Nov 2017 at 11:49.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    08 Nov 2017 #2

    To associate file types with programs open Control Panel --> Default Programs --> Associate a file type or protocol with a program
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    08 Nov 2017 #3

    "NEW" file types, and the extension does not need to launch the program. The file extension (in this case".zpr") only needs to have a custom icon associated to it. It was at one point associated, but then windows 10 changed it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    08 Nov 2017 #4

    Extension associated with program may use the icon of the program.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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