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    Explorer task bar and Alt+Tab icon

    When I have Explorer open, the Explorer task bar and Alt+Tab icon changes depending on what contents are in the folder that is open in Explorer. Is there a way to set this icon to something that doesn't change, like ExplFoldr.JPG? I find it hard to find my explorer window with Alt Tab because it changes from musical notes to sheets of paper looking things to printer/frames/videos, argh.

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    What are you calling "the Explorer task bar"? When I use Alt + Tab it cycles through all open windows at whatever size I opened them to. There are icons in a box on screen that represent the folders, but this box is only visible when I cycle to Desktop; it's hidden behind any other windows as I cycle through. And the icons are large thumbnails of the actual folders.
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    Explorer task bar means the explorer button on the task bar when explorer is open. My alt+tab just shows icons, maybe my control panel > personalization set to classic causes our Alt+Tabs to be different looking?

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    It is most likely the Classic theme. I switched to Classic and tried Alt + Tab. It uses the Windows default icons for the type of folder you have open, and it doesn't cycle through open windows. There is a good chance that a way to change those icons exists, but I'm not familiar with one.

    Perhaps someone else will weigh in on this.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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