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Windows 7: change folder icon default?


29 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 
change folder icon default?

Is there a way to set a default folder icon, so when i make a new folder anywhere it will use my custom icon?

sorry im a n00b sometimes

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29 Jan 2011   #2

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29 Jan 2011   #3
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Tystuh,

You might see if this may be able to work for you. Be sure to check the NOTE box at the top of the tutorial for additional information.

Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Jan 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

LOL, we posted at the same time.
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29 Jan 2011   #5

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

omg, i tried to open regedit but it said that it has been disabled by the administrator.

wtf, i am the admin, and the only account on this computer WTF???


sorry jumped the gun, lol found it on google real quick
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29 Jan 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Tystuh,

Option One in the tutorial below should be able to enable regedit again for you.

Regedit - Enable or Disable - Vista Forums
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29 Jan 2011   #7

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

aight, so how would i change a file type icon?

for example a nes rom would end with ".nes" is there a way to make all ".nes" files have a certain icon?
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29 Jan 2011   #8

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

wow dude, this forum is super helpful, sorry, i neglected to look at the ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF TUTORIALS


THATS AWESOME!
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29 Jan 2011   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
LOL, we posted at the same time.
I know a guy that writes tutorials

A Guy
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29 Jan 2011   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tystuh View Post
wow dude, this forum is super helpful, sorry, i neglected to look at the ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF TUTORIALS


THATS AWESOME!
Glad we could help.

Were you able to change the icons that you wanted to change?
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