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Windows 7: adding downloaded icons to windows 7


10 Aug 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
adding downloaded icons to windows 7

hello, i,ve downloaded some icons from the rockers team website which are brilliant i must add,but i have no idea how to to install them to replace my windows 7 ultimate icons,i have seached the forum but cant find a tutorial to install them,maybe i,ve been looking in the wrong place... so any help would much appreciated


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10 Aug 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

hello and welcome..
what icon do you means? icon on the folder or on the start button or the other icons.
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10 Aug 2010   #3
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harryo1 View Post
hello, i,ve downloaded some icons from the rockers team website which are brilliant i must add,but i have no idea how to to install them to replace my windows 7 ultimate icons,i have seached the forum but cant find a tutorial to install them,maybe i,ve been looking in the wrong place... so any help would much appreciated
Hi Harry
Which are those icons ? If those are general system icons, but not iconpacks, you cannot install them, you are to replace system icons with the downloaded icons. A tutorial link to how to do it is available below my sig
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11 Aug 2010   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harryo1 View Post
hello, i,ve downloaded some icons from the rockers team website which are brilliant i must add,but i have no idea how to to install them to replace my windows 7 ultimate icons,i have seached the forum but cant find a tutorial to install them,maybe i,ve been looking in the wrong place... so any help would much appreciated
Hi Harry
Which are those icons ? If those are general system icons, but not iconpacks, you cannot install them, you are to replace system icons with the downloaded icons. A tutorial link to how to do it is available below my sig
G,day arc
Thanks for your time,i,m thinking they are the system icons, the pack is named full glass blue and here is the link so you can have look for yourself and tell me what you think.I,m not to computer savvy but i like to have a go at things to learn more about the ins and outs of a computer.- Icons
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11 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 x64
 
 

To replace a lot of those you are going to have to swap a lot of your system file icons out
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11 Aug 2010   #6
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harryo1 View Post
G,day arc
Thanks for your time,i,m thinking they are the system icons, the pack is named full glass blue and here is the link so you can have look for yourself and tell me what you think.I,m not to computer savvy but i like to have a go at things to learn more about the ins and outs of a computer.- Icons
Nice choice. Those are my favorite ! You know, those are created by Mark , Mr Grim !!

But at the download you linked, contains all png images, you cannot make them use as icons (without converting). Better you search in "Customized icons" section of Virtual Customs • Home • Customize Your Virtual World! . It must be there . Or you can contact Mark for better suggestions, but he is not such active nowadays
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11 Aug 2010   #7

Windows 7 x64
 
 

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11 Aug 2010   #8

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
windows 7 icons

thanks for all the help,i have tune up utilities that have options to change icons and install icon packages whether that would help
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11 Aug 2010   #9

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Yeah, change all the icons you want / can and then save it as your own icon package.
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11 Aug 2010   #10
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harryo1 View Post
thanks for all the help,i have tune up utilities that have options to change icons and install icon packages whether that would help
What stuff you downloaded ? If toy got the iconpackager with the installer, tuneup utilities will not needed at all . Actually the installer is not capable to be used with tuneup. If you have download the icon pack without installer, you may apply tuneup to change icons . Though the lovely glassy folder icon will not be made by tuneup at all Coz tuneup doesnot support live folders.

BTW, if you are planning to apply the iconpack installer, please backup your imageres.dll, shell32.dll and imagesp1.dll in a partition other than c manually, and have a bootable os disk in hand , like Puppy Linux 5.0 . Otherwise the installer may/might cause trouble.
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