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Windows 7: Cannot find default music folder icon

03 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Cannot find default music folder icon

I made a new folder and I'm trying to find the default music folder icon to use for it. I can't seem to. Where would it be located?



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03 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Right click on the folder icon and then Left click on Properties. Click on the Customize tab and then the button to "Change Icon". You can then select from the available icons that are shown.
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03 Nov 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Erratic Fox,

In addition, after doing the above, you should have a Restore Defaults button to click on to restore it's default icon.

User Folders - Restore Default Icon

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If this is for your "C:\Users\(user-name)\Music" folder and it doesn't have a Location tab in properties, then you'll need to restore it's default location and icon using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below instead.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps.


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03 Nov 2013   #4

Win 7 x64
 
 

I don't think he is having a problem with the music folder. He created a new folder and wants it's icon to be the same as the music folder. I tried finding the icon that's used by clicking on the change icon button on my music folder, but none of the choices are the one with the single blue note like with the music folder. I haven't been able to find where that particular icon is located.
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03 Nov 2013   #5

Win 7 x64
 
 

Actually I found the file where the icon is located. C:\Windows\system32\imageres.dll


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