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Windows 7: How to add more shortcut icons to the shell32.dll?

23 Sep 2014   #1
Max Pen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
How to add more shortcut icons to the shell32.dll?

So I know how to do this: Shortcut - Change Icon

But I want to do this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qIAa0YyRoI


Add some other icons then the default ugly boring window icons.

Any ideas on how to do that? For some reason I don't trust the video on youtube to be the right idea.


But know of any program that helps you with this? Resource Hacker maybe?

Also is it shell32.dll or imageres.dll that is the right file to edit?


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23 Sep 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi that I know of the icon doesn't have to exist in the icon tray it just needs to exist and be the right size and extension as .ico
As far as the windows logo is this what your referring too because yes it is much different than a simple icon ?
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23 Sep 2014   #3
Max Pen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Exist on same drive as Windows? Do you know of any good places with many icon packs?
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23 Sep 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

There is a search or browser for the .ico file you want to use,
it can be in my pictures or documents in a separate folder :/
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23 Sep 2014   #5
Max Pen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I meant that you don't need to use the browse but that its already present. I want to know how to add icons like in that youtube video.
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23 Sep 2014   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Owe forgot this one
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You really should leave the default icons alone
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