Does Windows 10 Really Need to Get Rid of Windows 95 Era Icons?
Microsoft is currently in the process of refreshing the entire icon set in Windows 10, and while the company doesn’t seem to be in a rush to bring them to production devices, new versions are occasionally discovered.
More recently, Microsoft started work on Fluent Design-based icons for more apps that come pre-loaded in Windows 10, like Calendar, Weather, and others, especially now that the company will introduce a brand-new OS specifically aimed foldable and dual-screen devices.
The plan is to launch Windows 10X with a modern set of icons from the very beginning, so by the time this new OS version gets the green light, the refresh should already be complete.
But at the same time, there are tons of other icons in Windows 10 that might require a facelift, and they aren’t necessarily used by apps. They belong to file formats and other items in Windows, and many of them are dated from the Windows 95 era.
In the last few months, I’ve heard lots of users requesting Mi… (read more)