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Windows 7: How to mirror desktop icons (only half)?

02 Dec 2011   #1
renzo marcus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to mirror desktop icons (only half)?

Hi all,

I just got myself a new wallpaper for my Win7, which has the Win7 logo mirrored. I now would find it beautifull if my desktop shortcuts could also be mirrored?

Kind regards,

Renzo

Picture of the mirrored wallpaper:




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02 Dec 2011   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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I do not know of any program that will do it but you could use this tutorial Shortcut - Change Icon it will show you how to change the icon what you'll have to do is either find the icons that already have been made reflective or create your own and put them in a folder and put somewhere like in my documents and navigate to that folder when you change the icons but did not move that folder or you'll have to reset your icons again.
If you want to remove the shortcut arrow use this tutorial Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
Jerry
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02 Dec 2011   #3
renzo marcus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Jerry,

Thanks for your prompt reply and your welcome!
Hmm okay, I'm not really savvy with editing pictures etc. so I'll leave that part out then sadly, but the Shortcut Arrow I will do!

Thank you very much,

Renzo
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02 Dec 2011   #4
Bongo

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You're Welcome
I Am Not an Artist Either.
Jerry
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02 Dec 2011   #5
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I could make you a tutorial if you'de like using GIMP (which is free) to show you how to do it, it's pretty easy and quick to do and won't take long.... up to you guys
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02 Dec 2011   #6
renzo marcus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well, if you got the time, please feel free to enlighten me! A tutorial always helps a lot! Thanks!
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02 Dec 2011   #7
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

No probs pal give me 1/2 hour and pop back :)
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02 Dec 2011   #8
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PooMan UK View Post
I could make you a tutorial if you'de like using GIMP (which is free) to show you how to do it, it's pretty easy and quick to do and won't take long.... up to you guys
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PooMan UK View Post
No probs pal give me 1/2 hour and pop back :)
That would be awesome Nick
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02 Dec 2011   #9
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Soz guys I use Camtasia to record my tutorials and there is supposedly a problem recording when using multiple layers in GIMP I'm downloading Paint.net quick which is also free and I'll try and make a tutorial using that instead .... back in a bit :)
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02 Dec 2011   #10
renzo marcus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PooMan UK View Post
Soz guys I use Camtasia to record my tutorials and there is supposedly a problem recording when using multiple layers in GIMP I'm downloading Paint.net quick which is also free and I'll try and make a tutorial using that instead .... back in a bit :)
Rog, no worries PooMan! (weird to say that to a person, oh well ) Thanks once again!
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