Incorrect or generic Windows icon displayed for HTM, HTML and MHT files

Published: June 24, 2004
Updated  : Nov 06, 2006
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The HTM,  HTML or MHT files are displayed with a standard icon rather than the Internet Explorer "e" icon.


Set the HTM / HTML icons

Set the MHT / MHTML icons

Still does not help?

Download from the following URL, and unzip the archive. Double-click htmliconfix.exe to run it.

HTMLIconFix v1.0 for Windows® XP

(12 KB)
(Contains htmliconfix.exe and readme.txt files)

Note that this fix sets Internet Explorer as the default handler for .HTM and other file types. This utility has been tested under Internet Explorer versions 6 and 7.