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Windows 7: Changing non Windows Program Icons?

28 May 2011   #1
RVGirlAlice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Changing non Windows Program Icons?

i searched but all i saw is ones for window official icons. i want to change some icons on some games like batman ghostbusters for a few examples. is there a easy guide for this some ware im missing???

Alice


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28 May 2011   #2
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello there, welcome to Seven Forums.

Here are a couple of links which should help you out:

Change shortcut icon - changing shortcut icons(the process is the same for others)
Icofx free program for icon creation, extraction & editing
Iconviewer - the name speaks for itself
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28 May 2011   #3
RVGirlAlice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

TY so much ill give them a look. the reason i ask is i found some cool icons on the web for some games i play and wasnt sure how to change them on the actual program so they show up in the games folder

Alice
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28 May 2011   #4
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No problem, glad to help.
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28 May 2011   #5
RVGirlAlice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

im using iconfx to change the icons but still showing defaults in windows 7 games folder but new icons everywhere else/ am i doing something wrong???

Alice
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28 May 2011   #6
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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28 May 2011   #7
RVGirlAlice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ty ill give it a try after i eat some lunch

Alice
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28 May 2011   #8
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No sweat, report if you have any problems, I'll be happy to help.
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28 May 2011   #9
RVGirlAlice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i found out what is happening. the windows games folder is automatically updating the icons from off the web i did change them but the windows games folder over rides them

Alice
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28 May 2011   #10
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's such a minor thing, don't even worry about it.
The main thing is that the other icons have been changed.
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