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Windows 7: Library icons

11 Feb 2009   #1

w7 dual boot vista32
Library icons

I have looked in the tutorials but I cant find what I am looking for (Im sure someone will post within 2min with a link to the obvious location of the tutorial)

Anyway, I cant seem to find a way to change the ugly "library" icons in explorer. They are really bad. IMO

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11 Feb 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Zerodegreec,

Well not quite 2 minutes, but here you go.

Libraries Icons - Change

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