The .std files are not showing up with the STAAD.Pro CE icon
First Affected Version:
 Found in Version:
Fixed and Released in Version:
 Area: General                     
 Issue #:802496

Problem Description

After installing the STAAD.Pro Connect Edition, the .std files are not displaying the STAAD.Pro icon as it used to but is showing a generic windows icon



Please follow the changes listed below to fix the problem

  1. Open Registry Editor ( right click on the Start button > Run > Type regedit )
  2. Navigate to Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\STAADPro.Document\DefaultIcon
  3. Double click on ‘(Default)’
  4. The Data value above would depend on where the software is installed. The default is C:\Program Files\Bentley\Engineering\STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition\STAAD\Bentley.Staad.exe
  5. Remove “%1” from the string
  6. Log out and log back in.


The problem will be addressed in the STAAD.Pro Connect Edition Update 2