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How to change solution icon in the Visual Studio Isolated Shell

This question posted to the VS Extensibility Forum recently caught my attention. Initially, I initially suspected this would have a simple answer, but it turns out the shell pulls this icon directly from a resource in msenv.dll. After examining the underlying IVsHierarchy implementation of the root solution node, it looked like the icon could be… Read more