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Windows 7: Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

06 Sep 2009   #99
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

How to Change the Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

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07 Oct 2011   #100
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Verzasoft, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have thumbnails turned off as in the NOTE at the top of the tutorial, and restart the computer afterwards?

If so, please post a screenshot of this to see if anything may stand out.


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16 Apr 2012   #101
bkrolls

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I did what you said,and when I relogged,that's how the folders are...

Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon-untitled.png

10 minutes ago I uninstalled the Android Theme.
It looked like that:




WHAT SHOULD I DO?


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16 Apr 2012   #102
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bkrolls View Post
I did what you said,and when I relogged,that's how the folders are...Attachment 207476
10 minutes ago I uninstalled the Android Theme.
It looked like that:



WHAT SHOULD I DO?
One of your dlls might be corrupt, try an SFC Scan
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10 Dec 2012   #103
Nakyoruto

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

Hello, i'm trying to add custom folders, it applies nicely, except for folders that are filled with folder/files and files (with preview), i'd like to change these folder (with the previews remaining) to my custom Live Folders (front/back).
I tried IconPackager, but that doesn't work, i tried a little (very little) in regedit, but that wouldn't get results either.


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10 Dec 2012   #104
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Nakyoruto, and welcome to Seven Forums.

For that, the tutorial below may work better.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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12 Dec 2012   #105
SnackCabinet

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I deleted the keys in both paths (for x86 and x64) and restarted my computer and they still wont go back to default?
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12 Dec 2012   #106
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello CosmicPoptart,

Is this the tutorial you used to change the folder icons, or was it the tutorial below as per your thread here? If you used the one below, then the tutorial on the first page will have no affect on the one below.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon
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13 Dec 2012   #107
SnackCabinet

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello CosmicPoptart,

Is this the tutorial you used to change the folder icons, or was it the tutorial below as per your thread here? If you used the one below, then the tutorial on the first page will have no affect on the one below.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon

I did use Folder Icon - Change Default Icon, and then put my backup in there and for some reason it made all my folder icons a blank page. Would there be away to get those folder icons back or a default copy of imageres.dll?
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13 Dec 2012   #108
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Running a sfc /scannow command should also fix this for you since it will restore the default imageres.dll file. You may need to run it a couple of times if it doesn't fix it the first time.
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29 Jan 2013   #109
frogstar85

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

hello im having problems with my default folder icon showing as unknown i was going to try this and see if it fixes it but my shell folder has more than just a string value 3 in there do i delete the other strings?
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