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Windows 7: Devices and Printers - Change Device Icons with Custom Icons

02 Jul 2012   #10
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Is this x64 compatible also. I 've tried this a few times now with no joy. The file is not created in My Documents or added to the store even though it says its completed

Danny


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31 Jul 2012   #11
Awesome Infidel

W7
 
 

Hi Ageeb hows things? Mate I did everything you have said in this tutorial and when I click finish in the metadata authoring wizard, nothing happens. I want to change the icons in devices and printers. Would you mind letting me know where I'm going wrong please as I've been at it for ages. Thanks
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10 Aug 2012   #12
Ageeb

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'll need some time to address these issues. My apologies for the late response, I didnt have notifications for this thread on.

xxxDannyxxx, the example was created on a 64 bit machine, with no available updates at windows update.
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11 Aug 2012   #13
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ageeb View Post
I'll need some time to address these issues. My apologies for the late response, I didnt have notifications for this thread on.

xxxDannyxxx, the example was created on a 64 bit machine, with no available updates at windows update.
Yer thanks mate got it working fine eventually
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11 Aug 2012   #14
Ageeb

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ageeb View Post
I'll need some time to address these issues. My apologies for the late response, I didnt have notifications for this thread on.

xxxDannyxxx, the example was created on a 64 bit machine, with no available updates at windows update.
Yer thanks mate got it working fine eventually
Could you describe where adjustments should be made in the tutorial that would have helped you the first time through?
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11 Sep 2012   #15
ferjero989

Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit
 
 

if you screwed up how you fix it? for some reason now i got 6 devices with the same icon :S
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11 Sep 2012   #16
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You can just delete them from C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceMetadataStore\en-US if you can remember the numbers or have copies to check on the desktop.
Either that or delete them all and start again, it won't delete the default ones anyway

Danny
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16 Sep 2012   #17
SEKCobra

Windows 7 Ultiamte x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Is this x64 compatible also. I 've tried this a few times now with no joy. The file is not created in My Documents or added to the store even though it says its completed

Danny
I have this exact problem, can you please post how you fixed it?
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16 Sep 2012   #18
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SEKCobra View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Is this x64 compatible also. I 've tried this a few times now with no joy. The file is not created in My Documents or added to the store even though it says its completed

Danny
I have this exact problem, can you please post how you fixed it?
If I remember right I was running it from a standard user account and not an admin account. If you still have issues delete all from C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceMetadataStore\en-US (It won't let you delete the default ones just skip those) Reboot and try again

Regards Danny
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16 Sep 2012   #19
SEKCobra

Windows 7 Ultiamte x64
 
 

Well damn that isn't my issue. :/
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