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How to fix missing status icons in Windows

See Craig Buckler’s post on sitepoint.com

  1. Backup HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers
  2. Delete or rename the folders to get the one you need at the top. Note: Windows 8 only support 15 shell icon overlay identifiers! See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4411336/shelliconoverlayidentifiers-why-so-few