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Windows 7: Context Menu - Add Shortcuts with Icons

21 Mar 2014   #20
Wakaku

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Hello. Is there a way to add/modify icons to shellex entries too? Thanks and more power to you sir.


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27 Jun 2014   #21
sbh7600

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello What do i have to do if i want to add a vlc.ico to the right click menu. Where the text says : "Play with VLC media player" ?

This tool did what i needed
EDIT: this tool is pretty easy to use aswell : Default Programs Editor


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04 Nov 2014   #22
klepp0906

8.1
 
 

instead of creating a new thread - how about removing icons from context menu entries - anyone have the word on that? is it possible? :P

as always, thanks!
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29 Jun 2015   #23
randomdude999

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

The icon doesn't have to be a .ico, it can also be a .dll, .exe (it's recommended to use the main .exe of the program, they usually have great built-in icons) or (I think) some other format that can store icons (definitely not archives). I think this picks the first valid 16px (the context menu icons are (and will be resized to) all 16px (16x16) so consider that when drawing) icon to display. Thanks for the help, anyways! My creation is attached.

@klepp0906:

Locate the entry in the registry and delete the "Icon" value from the key. Should be simple enough. (Note: only works for manually added entries, so probably not enough. If you managed to locate the entry and it has the Icon value defined, then delete it. Or you may delete the entry entirely in favor of a custom one.)


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12 Aug 2015   #24
c627627

 
 

How would you add icons for the existing CUT COPY PASTE right click menu items?
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