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How to Restore the Missing Chrome Browser Icon for HTML File

Chrome is my default Browser, HTML files don't show the Chrome browser icon, instead, all of them turn into blank document icon. When I change default Browser to other browsers, html receive the proper icon of Microsoft Edge or IE. But when I return to Chrome, the icons become blank again.

HTML file show blank icon instead of Chrome browser icon

This article will show you how to restore HTML file show Chrome icon properly.

Restore HTML file show Chrome icon

How to show Chrome browser icon for HTML file

Use these steps below, you can easily restore HTML file to show Chrome browser icon instead of blank icon.

Step 1: Open Registry Editor.

Press Windows logo key to focus on search box, type in regedit, then hit Enter key.

Open Registry Editor

Step 2: In the Registry Editor, go to registry key: Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{42042206-2D85-11D3-8CFF-005004838597}\Old Icon\GoolgeChrome.HTML\DefaultIcon.

Go to Default Icon registry key

Step 3: Double-click on Default to modify its value data as:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe,0

Set value data as the location of Chrome

Step 4: Restart Windows Explorer.

Restart Windows Explorer