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Windows 7: How to change explorer toolbar buttons


20 Dec 2011   #1

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Editing explorerframe.dll for classic theme

I have a reshacked my explorerframe.dll in /system32 as well as /syswow64, but I see no changes using classic theme

Does these bitmaps have another location?




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20 Dec 2011   #2

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Ok, so I played around with the other bitmaps in explorerframe.dll and managed to identify the ones needed to be changed. However it seems like there's still a 'mask' of the original buttons somewhere. Where do I find this bitmap?

Alternatively I'm willing to give up the forward/back buttons all together, anyone know how to remove them completely? Or maybe removing the whole address/path bar?


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20 Dec 2011   #3

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Did you try editing #281 or #581 I am just guessing

Which numbers were for the classic navigation buttons?
Jerry
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20 Dec 2011   #4

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Yeah, have edited those as well.

These affect the classic navigation buttons;

281
582
583
584
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20 Dec 2011   #5

windows seven
 
 

aaaaaah, the 'mask' I was referring to was an alpha channel i spotted in photoshop. SOLVED!

Now I need to edit these and I'm good to go, yay.

PS. If someone happens to know how to remove the address bar, don't hesitate mentioning it
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21 Dec 2011   #6

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Good to hear you got it. Trying to customize the Classic Theme is a tough one not many have tried it.
Jerry
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17 May 2012   #7

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

EDIT: Figured it out
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