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Windows 7: Show Drive letter on Drive Icon

23 Jul 2009   #1
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 
Show Drive letter on Drive Icon

Got this from directory opus site, but made new registry file for you.

1. - unzip drive icons to - C:\DRIVE ICONS
2. run registry file
3. reboot pc

Voila!

to undo run the restoredriveicons reg file.

here is original link - HERE

some pics below of my stuff - GOOD LUCK



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File Type: zip drive icons.zip (592 Bytes, 1726 views)
File Type: zip restoredriveicons.zip (298 Bytes, 1417 views)
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23 Jul 2009   #2
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

here are some more registry files for different icons - such as flash, ghost, CD rom, hard disk - they go to letter H or I i believe.
Can change certain drives after doing the fix above. This way you can still tell what drives are what.
All credit must be given to leo - admin over at the directory opus forum.

Thanks leo, t41

ps - to use with directory opus you must go to their forum and download the full .ocb file


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File Type: zip KODC Cameleonicons.zip (656.4 KB, 183 views)
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23 Jul 2009   #3

 

I actually have a .reg file that re-assigns my drives' icons for my AIO card reader. The .reg file also renames the drive to the card type that can be inserted in each slot (and my SD slot and T-Flash slot share the same drive letter). (T-Flash is the old name for SD Micro cards popular with phones - my reader has a separate slot for them so I don't have to fool with an adapter).

Show Drive letter on Drive Icon-aio-card-reader-icons.png

You might also look at Installer for Custom Glossy Blue Icon Pack! and see if you two (or three, including Grimmy, who made the icons) can work a new solution incorporating your set as well as making a similar set using Grimmy's blue icons....


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23 Jul 2009   #4
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

I already am using blue icons they are not Grimmy's however, but I personally like these more. A matter of taste. Here they are if someone wants them. Thanks anyway.

Get these blue - HERE
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23 Jul 2009   #5

 

Screen shots would be *wonderful so we can see what they look like

As you can see above, I am using Grimmy's icons except for my AIO car reader.
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23 Jul 2009   #6
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

Seven Aero Shine Black For 7RC by ~molinarosp on deviantART

what i uploaded is the imageres and shell32 .dlls all you need to apply these folders.
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24 Jul 2009   #7

7600 x86
 
 

i use DOpus and have see leo's icons on the forums but never bothered to mess with them.

tried this, looks nice, but i prefer to see optical drives as optical drives. otherwise i get confused.

tried your restore reg file, didn't work.

running sfc now
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24 Jul 2009   #8
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

hey Garbanzo, the restore file should work - if it did not then you can go - Open RegEdit.exe and go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\DriveIcons

delete the DriveIcons key insode registry and all should go back to normal after reboot if not right away. That is how it works for my machine anyway. Sorry you had to run SFC. It was not reverting everytime for me as well. Guess maybe it's better to delete key than run reg key fix, as it only removes sub keys and not the driveletter key itself.

I also have these black icons from DA - i am posting the imageres file only - that is all i use.

I am using these icons now without the driveletter icons. The icons are form the DA inverted theme found Sewen Style Expansion Pack by ~rtwinph on deviantART

I am using these icons along with this theme - Elegant GRAY VS - Windows 7 RC by ~DjabyTown on deviantART

installed theme using this patcher - TCP-Z, Best TCP/IP Patch: Universal Theme Patcher (v1.5, Build 20090409)

link to black icon imageres.dll and icons themselves - http://files.getdropbox.com/u/105319...ion%20Pack.zip

hope this helps a bit,t41


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25 Jul 2009   #9

 

I changed the title to better reflect what this thread is about - you are not changing drive letters, you're adding large scale letter to the icons....
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08 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by t41 View Post
I already am using blue icons they are not Grimmy's however, but I personally like these more. A matter of taste. Here they are if someone wants them. Thanks anyway.

Get these blue - HERE
Link is not working.

Actually, not many of your links ARE working
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