Shell Overlay Icons Problem Fix

Having many programs with Shell Overlay Icons in Windows will cause some of them to not appear. This is because there is a limit to how many Shell Overlay Icons. (Not sure but I think it’s around 10 icons)

Below is an example of a Shell Overlay Icon.

shelloverlayiconexample

To overcome this problem you need to run “regedit” and edit the registry entries in the path below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerShellIconOverlayIdentifiers

Just delete any entries you don’t need and restart.

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