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Office Icons – Change or Repair

How to Change or Repair Microsoft Office Icons
Published by Arc
31 Jul 2010
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How to Change or Repair Microsoft Office Icons

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What do you need :

First, DON’T FORGET TO
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
so that if you mess with the process, you can easily back to your previous setup, without a much trouble .

Second, Download and install Resource Hacker Setup (not portable !) so that there is “open using resource hacker in your right click context menu. Get it from here : Resource Hacker 3.5.2.84 - System Utilities - OS Assistant - OnlineDown.com

Third, Read the tutorial Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
Finally , You need office icons to change or repair.
You may get icons up to your choice from deviantART: where ART meets application! .

warning   Warning
Please don’t forget to get an image backup. It is must.




Here's How:
1. Press Win+R in keyboard . The run window will appear. Type C:Windows\Installer there , and hit enter. In the resulting window, open the folder {90140000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE} . It should contain your office icons, in .exe format, such as Wordicon.exe for MS Word icon. Take Ownership of the folder.
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2. At first, let us change the MS Office icon. So right click on wordicon.exe, and open using resource hacker in the context menu. The resource hacker will open in the appropriate window, with "icon" selected in the left pane.
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3. Below "icon", there is "icon group". Double click on it. On the top, there is folder 200. Double click on it, too. In the expansion tree , selecr 1033. A messege " OUT OF SYSTEM RESOURCES" may appear, just click OK there.
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4. Right Click on 1033, and click on replace icon. The "Replace Icon With " window will appear.
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5. Click the box "Open File With New Icon" . Browse to the icon you want there. Click on "Select new icon, and the new icon will be visible in the right side pane. Now click "Replace "
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6. The "Out Of System Resources" may appear. Just click on OK as previous.

7. Click File > Save as ..... the save file window will appear . Save the new file on desktop, name it wordicon.exe.

8. Do the same steps for xlicons.exe (Excel), accicons.exe (Access), pptico.exe (PowerPoint), and the others you ant to change.

9. Finally, replace the modified files in the target folder C:Windows\Installer\{90140000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}

10. Restart your computer , and it is done.
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31 Jul 2010   #1
derekimo

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Nice work Arc!


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31 Jul 2010   #2
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Nice work Arc!
Thanks, Derek Tried to fill in a gap. I saw you were trying to help a member in this issue(the guy have installed the Star Wars theme), searched for the way, and made it .
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31 Jul 2010   #3
scoopeeedoo

 
 

Well done, Archie!
Clear & simple tut', sure it will be helpful for those who need!!!

+1!!!
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31 Jul 2010   #4
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scoopeeedoo View Post
Well done, Archie!
Clear & simple tut', sure it will be helpful for those who need!!!

+1!!!
Thanks, Scoop
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31 Jul 2010   #5
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Nice work Arc!
Thanks, Derek Tried to fill in a gap. I saw you were trying to help a member in this issue(the guy have installed the Star Wars theme), searched for the way, and made it .
Good troubleshooting!
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01 Aug 2010   #6
Nizz

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Nice work Arc!
Thanks, Derek Tried to fill in a gap. I saw you were trying to help a member in this issue(the guy have installed the Star Wars theme), searched for the way, and made it .
THATS ME!!!
Thanks man...
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01 Aug 2010   #7
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nizz View Post

THATS ME!!!
Thanks man...
Hi Nizz .... If it is any helpful to you, I'd be glad
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20 Apr 2011   #8
need4steer

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thanks a lot for this great tutorial.

Another way to reset office icons back to default is running "Detect and repair" from the pictures manager help menu.
  1. Type "ois" in the search box at the start menu OR start menu > microsoft office > Microsoft Office [version] Tools > Microsoft Office Pictures Manager.
  2. Help > Detect and repair
  3. Check both of the options.
  4. Done.
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20 Apr 2011   #9
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by need4steer View Post
Thanks a lot for this great tutorial.

Another way to reset office icons back to default is running "Detect and repair" from the pictures manager help menu.
  1. Type "ois" in the search box at the start menu OR start menu > microsoft office > Microsoft Office [version] Tools > Microsoft Office Pictures Manager.
  2. Help > Detect and repair
  3. Check both of the options.
  4. Done.
Nice addition !! Why dont you post it as a tutorial separately , with the screenshots of every step?

Many users will be helped by it
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