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Windows 7: explorerframe.dll

12 Feb 2011   #11
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Yeah, I just tried again with that tool, and it definitely saved a new explorer.exe, but nada changed, even after a restart. Oh well. If you want to sort it out, you might ask at VC, that's their thing. A Guy

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17 Feb 2011   #12

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Hi Micky ! Is the explorerframe changing project is successful ? If so, congrats .

If not , look at the thread I really need help!!!! . Post 5 and post 7 may be helpful to you .

EDIT : I know that advising you for TAKING OWNERSHIP ( is not needed at all, but for sake of making a complete post , I am adding this point . You are to take ownership of the file you are intending to modify; ExplorerFrame.dll in your case .
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