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Windows 7: how do i keep the default folder icon from changing

19 Jan 2015   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The 256 icon should work if it is packed with all the different sizes like below.

Tutorial - How to create Windows Vista icons? - Axialis Software


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19 Jan 2015   #12
boyer90

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

so it does have to be packed with the differnt sizes so if its not, then i wont see any change at all?
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19 Jan 2015   #13
boyer90

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so just to be sure, i have to do that for each view of the icon i need before i start using the resource hacker, then use the icons that are packed with the different sizes?
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19 Jan 2015   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Correct.
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19 Jan 2015   #15
boyer90

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

ok. i did that. made the new icons and used those. but when i used system file replacer, the original imageres.dll was still there, how do i get my new one to stay so it changes my icon
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19 Jan 2015   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Not sure unless you may have missed something in the steps below.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon
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20 Jan 2015   #17
boyer90

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

yea i got it finally. what i had to do was rename the origianll dll and then paste my new one, and as for the folder icon, i did make sure that the four different icons had all the different sizes, i just use my total image converter to do that. lol thanks for all the help, i will def be using this site if i have any more question, oh and btw, do you know where i can find more custom icon sets that have the empty, front,back, and filled icons? just incase i decide to change it up again? lol
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20 Jan 2015   #18
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64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news.

You could Google "folder icon sets", and have a ton to choose from.
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