Windows 10: Icon change to taskbar problem

Discus and support Icon change to taskbar problem in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I am literally desperate. I searched it on Youtube google everywhere and find no solution on this problem. I am trying to make my desktop clean and for... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Kostantinosmastorakis, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Icon change to taskbar problem


    I am literally desperate. I searched it on Youtube google everywhere and find no solution on this problem. I am trying to make my desktop clean and for some reason I cannot pin my GTA V on my taskbar with a changed icon to match my other apps without showing it as a epic games icon. Here I am uploading the screenshots to show you. First image is the shortcut from the Epic games, second is me dragging it to the taskbar and third is after I dragged it on the task bar. Please tell me if there is any solution thanks.

    https://ibb.co/LQcFtwR
    https://ibb.co/NW6V7wV
    https://ibb.co/WyLVjF6


    :)
     
    Kostantinosmastorakis, Jan 13, 2021
    #1
  2. Yaqub K Win User

    System Icons on taskbar

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting on Microsoft Communities.

    Are you referring to the clock system icon on the taskbar?

    If so, I suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below:


    • Click on the search bar on the taskbar.

    • Type system icons.

    • Under Turn System Icons ON or OFF, turn On the Clock and check with the issue.

    Hope it helps.
     
    Yaqub K, Jan 13, 2021
    #2
  3. MCK
    mck Win User
    Cannot change desktop icon

    Sometimes a desktop icon changes from what it was to a plain white folder. Might be something I did but not sure what.

    To change it to the icon I want, I go:
    1. Rt-click icon > Properties > Change icon
    2. I select the icon I want from the thumbnails of icons.
    3. Click OK
    4. Click Apply
    But the icon does not change. It just stays looking like a white folder.
    HOWEVER, if I pin the icon to the taskbar, the icon on the taskbar does look like the icon I selected in step-2. So the change is registered with Win10 but the icon on the desktop just doesn't change.

    Any ideas on how to fix this?
     
  4. Paolo Mag Win User

    Icon change to taskbar problem

    Problem with a combine taskbar icons.

    Hello,

    In Windows 10, you can personalize the settings of your taskbar. If there are multiple applications opened, same applications will be combined under one taskbar button. If you want to change this setting, we suggest that you follow the steps listed below:

    • Press the Start button.
    • Click on the Settings app.
    • Select Personalization.
    • At the left side of your window, click on Taskbar.
    • Under Combine taskbar buttons, choose Never.

    Kindly update us with the results and if you have further queries, feel free to post back.
     
    Paolo Mag, Jan 13, 2021
    #4
Thema:

Icon change to taskbar problem

Loading...
  1. Icon change to taskbar problem - Similar Threads - Icon change taskbar

  2. Taskbar icons not changing.

    in Windows 10 Ask Insider
    Taskbar icons not changing.: Over a year ago I downloaded some icons for my taskbar. I had to download the icons, and then change the icon through windows, and then run the Reset Icon Cache tweak in Winaero Tweaker to actually get the icons to change. However, I decided to finally change it up, and now...
  3. TaskBar Icon Background Not taskbar Background not changing

    in Windows 10 Customization
    TaskBar Icon Background Not taskbar Background not changing: I know no one understood the title so, Picture , that glowy thing dosen't go off its bugging me it does not even go off after I open the app it usually goes out I guess so someone help me...
  4. Problem with taskbar icons

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Problem with taskbar icons: So in my taskbar some icons do not appear correctly. They're like white file icons You know what I'm saying right ? So how to make them appear correctly? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/problem-with-taskbar-icons/0905dd1b-27d9-46c0-80e9-e0c9901e3299
  5. Problem with taskbar icon

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Problem with taskbar icon: Some icons in my taskbar are not appearing correctly They're white file icons you know what I'm saying right ? So how to make it appear correctly? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/problem-with-taskbar-icon/0d4e0308-c3b8-4a17-a56d-51189f64d842
  6. Change to taskbar icon layout

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Change to taskbar icon layout: Just today the icons on the taskbar have changed. When a item pinned to the task bar is opened, the name of that item now shows beside the icon, therefore occupying more space on the taskbar. if multiple folder windows are opened, each individual folder shows on the task...
  7. Taskbar icons have changed

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Taskbar icons have changed: Hi, The icons for windows store and Edge have mysteriously changed on the taskbar. The icons remain perfectly okay on the desktop and programme list but appear as tiny 'squashed' ones on the taskbar. I have tried unpinning and re dragging the perfect desktop ones onto the...
  8. Changing taskbar icons?

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Changing taskbar icons?: hey everyone new to this forum and windows in general (i come from a mac and than linux background). I was wondering if its possible to change somehow the firefox and spotify icons to match those of the default windows task bar icons so it looks more uniform? in linux...
  9. Missing Desktop icons, taskbar icons changed

    in Windows 10 Support
    Missing Desktop icons, taskbar icons changed: This morning when I booted up my desktop, all of my icons on the desktop were missing, although the shortcut is still there and works. The icons in the taskbar now have a generic looking icon. Right clicking on the start menu no longer brings up the menu and when I go to file...
  10. Taskbar icons problem ?

    in Windows 10 Support
    Taskbar icons problem ?: im trying to clean up my task bar and there is 1 thing left thats seriously annoying me.. i dont have any sort of external storage etc connected to the PC yet its not going away.. screen-cap: [img] can anyone help me in figuring out how to get rid of this please! 11537