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Windows 7: Drive Icon - Change


23 Feb 2010   #89
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Drive Icon - Change

How to Change a Drive Icon in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8


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03 Nov 2012   #90
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Kaldarien, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Looks like you will need to do OPTION ONE or OPTION THREE instead to make the icons stick.

Hope this helps.


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22 Feb 2013   #91
ngoctraiden9x

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Help me fix this error
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22 Feb 2013   #92
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello ngoctraiden, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might first see if rebuilding the icon cache may help.

If not, then you could use OPTION THREE in the tutorial on the first page to change the icon to be this below at step 10 that should restore it.

C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll,-36

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Feb 2013   #93
ngoctraiden9x

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

i want to use this Icon for my disk C
HDD RhorDisk.rar
I use IconPakage to fix error, but it's not working


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23 Feb 2013   #94
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

ngoctraiden,

That's a .png file. You will need to use an .ico file instead. I created one for you from the PNG file, and uploaded it in a ZIP file below for you.

You would just need to extract (drag and drop) the .ico file from the ZIP, unblock the .ico, move the .ico to where you like to keep it, then just use the path to this .ico file instead.


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23 Feb 2013   #95
ngoctraiden9x

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
ngoctraiden,

That's a .png file. You will need to use an .ico file instead. I created one for you from the PNG file, and uploaded it in a ZIP file below for you.

You would just need to extract (drag and drop) the .ico file from the ZIP, unblock the .ico, move the .ico to where you like to keep it, then just use the path to this .ico file instead.
Thank u so much
My problem is solved
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23 Feb 2013   #96
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome.
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12 Nov 2013   #97
TomHartwald

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Shawn,

just changed my drive icons using "autorun.inf" files. Nice to get rid of
six boring grey generic drive icons plus one for the system drive,
the "Windows Orb" is much more impressive than the one Windows used.

And "Surprise, Surprise", the icons in the navigation pane changed also !!
I didn't expected that, thinking about it, it's logical, but it's Windows ...

Reading the posts here, it seems that Forum Rule No. 1 is
"Whatever can go wrong will go wrong." (aka Murphy's Law)


Thanks for this tutorial,
Tom
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12 Nov 2013   #98
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

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15 Nov 2013   #99
TomHartwald

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Addition

Seems that Option One with the "autorun.inf" doesn't work, if the drive
is a "True Crypt" volume (a completely encrypted partition).

So I tried Option Three instead.

Shawn: "13. The changes should be immediate ..."
Windows and no reboot ??
Oh YEAH, Shawn, you're right, sweet !


Regards,
Tom
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