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Windows 7: How do I change this Icon!?

02 Aug 2011   #11
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Jerry is it the same process to change it using Resource Hacker.

Danny


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02 Aug 2011   #12
Mystic5hadow

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Awesome! That did the trick! Thank you so much Bongo!
I never would have guessed it would be in Explorer.exe.

May I ask, how did you end up figuring that out?
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02 Aug 2011   #13
Mystic5hadow

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Wow, it just occurred to me that that icon changes based on what kind of file you have selected, thus, of course a folder would open with explorer.exe! Dang, I should have thought of that! Ah well, thanks again!
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02 Aug 2011   #14
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Thanks Jerry is it the same process to change it using Resource Hacker.

Danny
I am guessing it is I am using Restorator 2007 It should be the same process.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mystic5hadow View Post
Awesome! That did the trick! Thank you so much Bongo!
I never would have guessed it would be in Explorer.exe.

May I ask, how did you end up figuring that out?
I had changed the color of all the icons in the imageres.dll and shell32.dll and it did not change so it was my next guess and it worked.
Jerry
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02 Aug 2011   #15
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mystic5hadow View Post
Wow, it just occurred to me that that icon changes based on what kind of file you have selected, thus, of course a folder would open with explorer.exe! Dang, I should have thought of that! Ah well, thanks again!
That is how I figured it out to in most cases that works
but I found one exception and it was when you click on texts file it shows a Notepad icon so I thought it would be the notepad.exe in C/Windows/notepad.exe but it wasn't it was in C/Windows/system32/notepad.exe and if you have 64-bit its in and both system32 & SysWOW
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