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Windows 7: Restoring Default Folder Icon - Not Working?

15 Dec 2014   #11
Graysull

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Ok, I will do as you said soon. Folder10 is the name of the icon that I downloaded. It isn't actually number 10 in the default icons. In the imageres.dll file, I believe it is number 3.

Thanks


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15 Dec 2014   #12
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
imageres.dll

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Graysull View Post
Ok, I will do as you said soon. Folder10 is the name of the icon that I downloaded. It isn't actually number 10 in the default icons. In the imageres.dll file, I believe it is number 3.

Thanks
Okay forget that reg file then - the one I uploaded. Do you want to me to make a new one with icon 3 from imageres.dll ?

I'll post a screenshot of it in a minute just to double check.
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15 Dec 2014   #13
Graysull

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

I downloaded a skin pack and that made the "default" folder icon (3) look differently. Also, I already ran the reg file.
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15 Dec 2014   #14
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Icon screenshot

Restoring Default Folder Icon - Not Working?-imageres.dll-icon-3.jpg

If that's the one you want I believe that all you need to do is delete the "3" string in the registry and log off/ on.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons

Leave "Default" and delete anything else!

Restoring Default Folder Icon - Not Working?-default.jpg


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15 Dec 2014   #15
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Icon in your imageres.dll file

Is that icon still showing up in your imageres.dll file?

And if so - is it number 3?
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15 Dec 2014   #16
Graysull

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi,

I just restarted my computer after running the reg file. IT WORKED. Thank you so much, I've had this problem for literally a year. Just in case this sort of situation happens again, would I just run the reg file again? Also one more thing, is it just me that my profile pic isn't showing up on the left?

Thanks (a lot) again.

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15 Dec 2014   #17
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Glad it worked

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Graysull View Post
Hi,

I just restarted my computer after running the reg file. IT WORKED. Thank you so much, I've had this problem for literally a year. Just in case this sort of situation happens again, would I just run the reg file again? Also one more thing, is it just me that my profile pic isn't showing up on the left?

Thanks (a lot) again.

If it's working now just export the registry key and save it so that you can use it if needed.

As for your profile pic - I wouldn't know. As far as I can remember it has to be a certain format and size in order for it to work. I'll have a look at the image requirements.
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15 Dec 2014   #18
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Profile Pic

Here's what I see about uploading profile pics:

Note: The maximum size of your custom image is 150 by 150 pixels or 100.0 KB (whichever is smaller).
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15 Dec 2014   #19
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Avatar

Try uploading a picture using "Avatar" and see if that displays.

Edit:

I see your pic in your profile. Upload it again using customise profile > edit avatar.
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15 Dec 2014   #20
Graysull

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Ok I got the profile pic figured out. However, now when I am uploading a file via chrome, it shows the folder 10 icon (the default registry one).
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