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Windows 7: Some changes to system icons aren't reflected

26 Dec 2019   #1
yutopon777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Some changes to system icons aren't reflected

I replaced some shell32.dll and imageres.dll icons in Windows 7 (like error icons), but some applications (notepad and etc) still show the original 7 icon. I did a clear icon cache to solve it but it doesn't take effect...
Does anyone know the cause? Thank you.


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26 Dec 2019   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Icons for executable files like Notepad are usually in the application exe, such as C:\windows\system32\notepad.exe.
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12 Jan 2020   #3
yutopon777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
Icons for executable files like Notepad are usually in the application exe, such as C:\windows\system32\notepad.exe.
Well, I replaced notepad.exe with XP one. It displays a warning icon, for example when exiting an edited file, but it shows win 7 original icon even if I've already changed the system icons. Also some other third-party applications appear to refer to win 7 icons.
I wonder where it's being called from, and I'm wondering why the problem occurs...
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