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Windows 7: Notification Area Icons - Customize

22 Nov 2010   #9
Arc

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Notification Area Icons - Customize

How to Customize the Notification Area Icons in Windows 7


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23 Nov 2010   #10
Arc

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Thanks mate


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26 Nov 2010   #11
adakins

Windows 7 ultimite x64
 
 
The batter dll

The battery meter in system32 is batmeter.dll i dont know much about changing the icon or modding the dll files
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26 Nov 2010   #12
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adakins View Post
The battery meter in system32 is batmeter.dll i dont know much about changing the icon or modding the dll files
Nice add mate Ok I am going to check there

Thanks a lot And most welcome to SF

Edit : Just checked .... it contains only bitmaps ... and no icons . It is though possible to modify those bitmaps, but it is a bit difficult to make a custom alpha channel image like this .

I am to try .
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26 Nov 2010   #13
adakins

Windows 7 ultimite x64
 
 

hmmm, i got the sound icon changed via another method. but i cant seem to get the pnidui.dll one to change my network icon. will that effect the wireless icon as well?
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26 Nov 2010   #14
adakins

Windows 7 ultimite x64
 
 

Thanks for the welcome to SF
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26 Nov 2010   #15
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adakins View Post
hmmm, i got the sound icon changed via another method. but i cant seem to get the pnidui.dll one to change my network icon. will that effect the wireless icon as well?
Will you share your method with us ? Anyway , modifying pnidui.dll changed the icon for both of my machines . I plotted the icons for 100% default display . For any other settings, the icon groups will be different .

About wireless icon .... if you change the icons that results the wireless icon , it will be changed . As I dont use wireless , I dont know which ones are those . If you can contribute those , it would be great .
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27 Nov 2010   #16
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

Modified & default sound icons

sndvol-icons.rar

Colored & modified network + A.center

ActionCenter_pnidui.rar


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Notification Area Icons - Customize-sndvol.png   Notification Area Icons - Customize-net-act.png  
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27 Nov 2010   #17
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Six9siX View Post
Modified & default sound icons


sndvol-icons.rar
Looks great , and expecting other icons too
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19 Jan 2011   #18
Thomas27

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I was just looking over this tutorial after a bit of searching and was wondering if it would be possible to change the Utorrent system tray icon. I found the correct icon to change, however, I was getting errors saying the .exe had been compressed and ResHack was having trouble reading some of it. Because of this, when I replaced and saved, it was no longer a valid 32-bit .exe file.

Any suggestions?
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19 Jan 2011   #19
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

For utorrent make 2 new icons
main.ico 32x32 only!
tray.ico 16x16 only!
and put them in users ................utorrent folder.


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Notification Area Icons - Customize-utorrent.png  
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