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Windows 7: help with icons

29 Jun 2011   #1
nick2316

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
help with icons

So i just found some really cool folder icons and downloaded them but i dont know how to add them to the icons that windows already has.could anyone please explain to me how to do this or point me in the right direction to get more info?thx


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29 Jun 2011   #2
Maguscreed

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29 Jun 2011   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nick, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, these may be what you after.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon

Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

Folder Icon Change - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Jun 2011   #4
Maguscreed

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I bow to brink master of all tutorials.
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29 Jun 2011   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 



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30 Jun 2011   #6
nick2316

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks alot for the replies i have got that problem all figured out and now i have yet another one,i am trying to delete the text under the icons,i have tried the alt 255 thing and that wont work because i am using a dell inspiron 1545 and i dont think it has any kind of number lock key on it!! please help any suggestions would be appriecated.thanks again
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30 Jun 2011   #7
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nick2316 View Post
thanks alot for the replies i have got that problem all figured out and now i have yet another one,i am trying to delete the text under the icons,i have tried the alt 255 thing and that wont work because i am using a dell inspiron 1545 and i dont think it has any kind of number lock key on it!! please help any suggestions would be appriecated.thanks again
Have a look at this https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...hide-show.html
Or
How to remove desktop icon text? but laptop w/o numlock :(
They work I have done it.
Jerry
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30 Jun 2011   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Nick.

Yeah, you can use Character Map in the links above instead to hide the icon text.
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30 Jun 2011   #9
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

You could also try the on screen keyboard. That has a number pad. Just type osk.exe into search to find it.
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30 Jun 2011   #10
nick2316

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
thank you

thank you very much all my problems are solved or at least for now lol
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