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Windows 7: Customizing The Remaining Icons In Explorer ?

02 Nov 2015   #1
atarikid

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Customizing The Remaining Icons In Explorer ?

Hi there, been using this site all night to help customize my win7 but I'm at an impasse right now, so thought I'd come and ask for help here, and to say thank you for all the tutorials you guys have here! Fantastic!

Moving on..

I've supplied pictures of what needs to be customized with my custom icons. Could someone point me in the right direction to a tutorial which covers the changing of these icons on Win7 please? Thank you




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02 Nov 2015   #2
Bongo

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You will find those icons in the imageres.dll in C:\Windows\System32 and( if 64 bit ) C:\Windows\SysWOW64
In a icon folder
The #s are

#35, #36 - disk, These will also change the hard drive icon In My Computer

#109 pc

#25 network

#143 user

Those icons are a 10 layer icon and they are using the 16 x 16 pixel for those images.

Here is an example of icon number 36
Customizing The Remaining Icons In Explorer ?-restorator-2007-cusersjerrydesktopimageres.bak.dll.png


Here are some tutorials to look at.

Icon - Make from Image

Icons - Change Using Resource Hacker

To properly change a system file you need to take ownership give yourself permission and rename the old file and then copy in the new one look at Post #6 of this thread will tell you how to do it Basic Networking Information

Jerry


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