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Windows 7: icon for ext hdd

11 May 2011   #1
lffoar

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
icon for ext hdd

Hi all,
I've just noticed my external HDD has this icon displayed. I've deleted icon cache and tried to import one with no luck. Is there perhaps no icon in Win 7 for an external drive? If so, how can I change this to an appropriate one?
Thanks




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11 May 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello lffoar,

You might use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to see if you may have a autorun.inf that needs to be deleted in the root directory of the external HDD. If not, then you could use step 10 in OPTION THREE in the same tutorial below to manually set what icon from the imageres.dll file to be display for the external HDD.

Drive Icon - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 May 2011   #3
lffoar

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Brink, you are a legend!
I didn't have any "thumbs" file there so I scrolled through your article and saw to delete the autorun.inf to go back to default. WALAHH all fixed
Thanks again mate
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11 May 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome lffoar. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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