Refreshing the Windows icon cache
I just updated to the latest and greatest version of Visual Studio Code, but alas my taskbar was still showing the old icon:
From this GitHub comment, here's a quick way to force the shell to refresh its icon cache, [Win]-[R] > ie4uinit.exe -show and there it is:
My skillset has matured somewhat since then, which you'll probably see from the posts here. You can read a bit more about me on the about page of the site, or check out some of the other posts on my areas of interest.