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Windows 7: Explorer "Group By" Text Change - Can I?

03 Jan 2016   #1
dacrone

win 7 pro x64
 
 
Explorer "Group By" Text Change - Can I?

In the "Group By" view of Windows Explorer in Windows 7, I would like to change the heading text. I have attached an image with red-outlined examples of what I would like to change. Does anyone know of a way to do this? Thanks.




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04 Jan 2016   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

The only way I know to change it is with Ave's Windows7 Style Builder which I have and can do it for you. What color do you want?
It will be a custom theme you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

Let me know.

Jerry
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04 Jan 2016   #3
dacrone

win 7 pro x64
 
 

I have it patched to use custom themes. The purpose for me changing these names is just so that I can have my removable drives and hard drives in the same category, similar to my Win 10 machine...


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04 Jan 2016   #4
Bongo

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Oh I see sorry I don't know how to do that.

Jerry
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04 Jan 2016   #5
Bongo

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Looks like it's in the shell32.dll.mui in both C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\SysWOW64 in the String text.

Jerry
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04 Jan 2016   #6
dacrone

win 7 pro x64
 
 

Thanks! Any way to combine the two so that all drives show in one group?
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04 Jan 2016   #7
Bongo

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Not that I know of.

Jerry
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