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Windows 7: Changing Steam Icon

24 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Changing Steam Icon

Hey im having some trouble trying to change my Steam icon, i only managed to change its tray icon because it is an .ico located in the Resources folder. But when i try to change the main Steam icon, which shows in the taskbar and in other places, i cant change it because when i right click it and select properties, 'Open file location' and 'Change icon' are both greyed out. Is there a way to change the icon? I tried Resource Hacker but that just kept saying 'Out of system resources'. Thanks in advance.

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25 Feb 2010   #2
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

Hi AzoWrath,

Try this tutorial: Desktop Icons - Change or Restore Default Icon

And/or read this thread: Can't Change Icon

And let me know how it goes!


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28 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

nope, neither of them worked
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28 Feb 2010   #4
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64

You should be able to edit the icon inside the exe file, by using reshacker or restorator.

That would change the icon.
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01 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate

naa it just says out of system resources
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