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Hi this is probably a not very common problem that very few people care about but anyway

How do you change the taskbar icon of the LoL CLIENT not the launcher.

I know how to change the launcher icon (just change the shortcut properties) but this doesn't help very much to hide the fact I'm playing LoL, since the launcher is quickly replaced by the PvP.net client, and then later by the actual game. I've been screwing around in the LoL files but haven't been able to actually change these icons.

Does anyone know how to change the icons so I can alt+tab and in my taskbar it just shows the IE or chrome icon? I want to be able to pretend that I'm not playing LoL. Having a big purple L icon sort of gives me away.

No, minimizing my taskbar won't help. A minimized taskbar is really suspicious. I'm considering putting LoL in the system tray if I can't replace the icon, but that requires downloading another program and I would like to avoid that if possible.


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Uh...Pretty sure that's not a functionality of LoL. I somehow don't think it's a high priority to Riot staff that you be able to hide you're playing, that's typically a recipe for trouble in the first place...