Based on the fix posted at Krusted.com for the Google Chrome tile icon size issue in the Windows 10 Start screen, I wrote a small VBScript to automate the process. This script might come in handy as you need to repeat the fix again every time after updating Google Chrome.
Here is how the Google Chrome icon shows up in Start by default.
The script looks for Chrome shortcut in the
Start Menu\Programs folder, finds the shortcut’s target path (i.e., Chrome installation path), and renames the file
Chrome.VisualElementsManifest.xml if it’s found. Additionally, to refresh the Start screen, the script updates the “Date Modified” entry of the existing Google Chrome shortcut.
Chrome.VisualElementsManifest.xml in the Google Chrome program directory and “updating” the Chrome shortcut in “%appdata%\Microsoft\windows\Start Menu\Programs”, the Chrome icon now appears correctly.
Download ChromeTileFix.vbs (zipped)
Note that the script runs elevated by default. If you have Google Chrome installed within your user profile, you can modify the script so that it doesn’t run elevated.
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