Windows 10 app/desktop icon missing

Steps to reproduce

Update Obsidian with the latest 0.15.8 manual installer.

Expected result

Obsidian app updated with no issue.

Actual result

Obsidian app updated and everything working fine, but app/desktop icon is missing and shows a placeholder (white document icon) in the taskbar.


  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v0.15.9
    Installer version: v0.15.8
    Operating system: Windows 10 Home 10.0.19043
    Login status: logged in
    Catalyst license: insider
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: dark
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 6
    Plugins enabled: 3
    1: Periodic Notes v0.0.17
    2: Calendar v1.5.10
    3: Dataview v0.4.26

Community plugins: for bugs, please first try updating all your plugins to latest. If still not fixed, please try to make the issue happen in the Sandbox Vault or disable community plugins.

works for me

I uninstalled and reinstalled with the 0.15.9 installer and that fixed it.

Nope, never mind - after a fresh install the issue has now returned again.
Screenshot 2022-08-13 172635

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