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Windows 7: Default Icon - Corrupt?


11 Jan 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Default Icon - Corrupt?

After I use Universal Theme Patcher, my default icon in my imageres.dll becomes corrupt or messes up in some way. As you can see in the photo below, It's a blank Page Icon, with something on it. If I'm right that Icon means that the icon is corrupt. I've also tried Brink's tutorial Icon Cache - Rebuild, it didn't work.

Btw: I got the "Open File - Security Warning" photo off Google.



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11 Jan 2013   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

If you think you have a corrupt imageres.dll do Option 2 of this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will not harm any data or programs you have installed it will try to find and repair any corrupt system files that you have. You may need to to this up to three times with a reboot after each scan.
This will also undo what the Universal Theme Patcher does so you will need to re-patch.
Then you may need to Icon Cache - Rebuild again.

Jerry
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11 Jan 2013   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
If you think you have a corrupt imageres.dll do Option 2 of this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will not harm any data or programs you have installed it will try to find and repair any corrupt system files that you have. You may need to to this up to three times with a reboot after each scan.
This will also undo what the Universal Theme Patcher does so you will need to re-patch.
Then you may need to Icon Cache - Rebuild again.

Jerry
But if I do SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker and then if it fixes, I'll have to use Universal Theme Patcher (like said). Which is the cause of why it messes up. ):
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11 Jan 2013   #4

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You can use this to Enabling custom themes it's a service not a patch.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

Jerry
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11 Jan 2013   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You can use this to Enabling custom themes it's a service not a patch.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

Jerry
Is there any difference between what you just provided and UTP itself?
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11 Jan 2013   #6

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No they both are used to Enabling custom themes. I like using UxStyle because there is no patching and if you run the sfc /scannow it will not undo it.

Jerry
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11 Jan 2013   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Download icons in the download window are still showing up as image one instead of image two.

Any reason why?


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12 Jan 2013   #8

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I am out of ideas, all I can think of is a Repair Install or a clean install, not sure it worth it just for that 1 icon.

Jerry
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