Get File Icon used by Shell

Imports System.Drawing
Module Module1

    Sub Main()    
        Dim filePath As String =  "C:\myfile.exe"  
        Dim TheIcon As Icon = IconFromFilePath(filePath)  

        If TheIcon IsNot Nothing Then    
            ''#Save it to disk, or do whatever you want with it.
            Using stream As New System.IO.FileStream("c:\myfile.ico", IO.FileMode.CreateNew)
            End Using
        End If
    End Sub

    Public Function IconFromFilePath(filePath As String) As Icon
        Dim result As Icon = Nothing
            result = Icon.ExtractAssociatedIcon(filePath)
        Catch ''# swallow and return nothing. You could supply a default Icon here as well
        End Try
        Return result
    End Function
End Module

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