¶A bit of an unfortuate icon mixup
Windows caches icons in several places, one being the shell, and another being in VRAM by the display driver. Whenever any of these caches goofs up, the wrong icons show up. This is a particularly unfortunate mixup:
Looks like the browser war is escalating inside my computer....
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