Double Brave icon in KDE panel

Hello, since today, when I start Brave a new underlined Brave icon is created on the far right side of the Icons-only Task manager panel. Underlined meaning the program is running.
It used to be when I start the browser with the icon on the left side of the panel, that icon would be underlined and no one would be created. The icon is pinned to the panel.
I have deleted the whole Brave directory structure from disk, uninstalled the program, re-installed it and copied the directory structure from a backup to the local harddisk. Still the new icon is added.
This only happens with Brave, I checked all other icons and they don’t do that.

In thread Task Manager Widget Icons Stay Displayed When Program is Launched - #4 by skyfishgoo - Help - KDE Discuss and I see something which I don’t have:
in the screendump between “Sort:” and "Middle-clicking any task"there is an extra line saying: “Clicking active task:”. I don’t have that. Was it removed or is something wrong in my setup? I use Plasmashell 6.0.4., KDE Frameworks 6.2.0 and Qt 6.7.0.
I use Kinoite, b.t.w. :grinning:

In thread: Google Chrome is shown twice in the panel (task manager) when open - Help - KDE Discuss people mention it only happens when using Wayland. On Fedora 40 there is no X11 so I can nog use that. This thread is about Google Chrome. My browser Brave is from the same family. Could it be it has something to do whit that? I’ll look into that.

The matter can be closed. Hoverth in the KDE forum came up with the solution:

This may be an issue with Brave, as I believe that the task manager collapses the new window into the pin when the window class matches, so it may be that Brave is changing its window class.
Maybe if you open a new Brave window where it isn’t folded into the pin, and then pin that window as the shortcut might fix it? I don’t use pins so I’m a bit unfamiliar with the way it works, but I hope this helps!

I did what he suggested and it works.

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