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Windows 7: Restore Windows 7 Default Icons


13 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Restore Windows 7 Default Icons

Hi
I managed to change DELL theme to restore Windows 7 standard theme
the problem now is that Folders still have DELL icons when use large icons
i deleted this key from Regedit but still getting them!!!
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons
also deleted the iconcache.db and still get them !!!


you can see what i am talking about in here
http://asmgx.webs.com/icons.png

Any idea?!
Help Please....

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13 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Welcome to Seven Forums
Have a look at the following tutorial by Shawn

How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 7

Hope things work out

Regards
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13 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Lomoai

I have done that already

the problem is that i only get these DELL Icons when Folder is NOT empty and Large Icons
if its empty or small icons i get the default windows 7 icons...

Help please
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13 Aug 2010   #4

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Have a look at this tutorial - let us know if this solves the issue

How to Restore Windows 7 Default User Folder Icons (Credits to Shawn)



Regards
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14 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

does not work...
when i restore default as in the link you sent it shows DELL icons !!
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14 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7 x64
 
 

If its only on the large icons and "in-use" or Active Folders you need to delete your thumbs cache. The view isn't (technically) of icons, it's of images.

GoTo Start > My computer > right click C: or your System Hard Disc Drive, select Properties, select Disk Cleanup. When its done its search, make sure to tick Thumbnails. Run the Cleanup. Re-start your PC.
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15 Aug 2010   #7
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

The suggestion given by Lasy B should work . If it also does not work, try Icons- Change Using resource Hacker ,
Change the icons Supplied in Desktop.zip with corresponding numbers of icon groups in imageres.dll .

The Dell icons are not in your system anymore . Now rebuild your icon cache once .


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15 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

i have the same problem
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15 Aug 2010   #9
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dalek View Post
i have the same problem
So you should try the same solution .... The two posts above your post
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