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Windows 7: Restore icon

27 Jul 2009   #1
ZULU1957

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
 
 
Restore icon

How i restore the original icon for DLL. files.

I want the unknown application back.

I tried using the Set associations from Control Panel, but it point me to another application , not the "unknown"...


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27 Jul 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Right click -->properties-->change icon should do the trick...I hope
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27 Jul 2009   #3
ZULU1957

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Right click -->properties-->change icon should do the trick...I hope
It does not bring it back to the old, just make choose new and different applications to open the file.....
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27 Jul 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello ZULU,

Merging the REG file below should restore the icon for you. It restores all of the default DLL associations. You may need to log off and log on afterwards to apply though.

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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File Type: reg Default_DLL.reg (1.8 KB, 164 views)
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27 Jul 2009   #5
ZULU1957

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
 
 

Outstanding job ,Brink!!!

This registry file did the trick, now i have the original "gears"for DLL files....

Again thank You...
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27 Jul 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Zulu.
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