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Windows 7: Why won't the desktop icon change?

12 May 2013   #1
Tangled

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Why won't the desktop icon change?



I've tried changing the file itself in explorer and by using IconPackager. No luck.


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13 May 2013   #2
Bongo

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I hope you made a restore point or an image of your drive before you used the iconpacker they can be difficult to restore to the original if you ever want to.

You may need to do Icon Cache - Rebuild for it to show up

That icon is #110 in imageres.dll in C:\Windows\System32 for 32-bit (x86) if you are using a 64-bit system it will be in both C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\SysWOW64

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