Bug 1460 – Skip loading icons from .exe (and similar) files when it takes too long
Emails with Johnen Stefan in September 2016.
See Bug 1533 and Bug 702 and WinSCP 5.6 change "Preventing stale network drives from slowing or completely halting main window opening."
Generalized in Bug 1556.
Caused Bug 1709 – to solve, this change is now disabled by default and can be re-enabled using
Since WinSCP 5.14.2,
.exeicons are loaded asynchronously.