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04 Feb 2010   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You will have to use a 3rd party skinning program to do this instead. You can use the trial version of Windows 7 Manager to do this.

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04 Feb 2010   #12
PZC

Windows 7
 
 

It doesn't work either. The program changes the tree icons only T_T

Ok, I give up, it doesn't matter. Thank you for your help ^^
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04 Feb 2010   #13
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PZC View Post
Ok, this is want I want to change. Just the yellow folders, because I want to keep the cover art (or any other pic) . Is possible?

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If this is what you are trying to do (below) , What I did was make a copy of the folder art and then go Here...http://www.coolutils.com/Online-Image-Converter.php# to convert the copy to .ico format.
Then put my new icons in a folder in Documents library, or where ever you want.
Right click on the folder you want to change, Properties, Customize, Change icon, Browse, Navigate to the folder you made and select your new Icon, OK, Apply.

Notice it doesn't show an open folder anymore but the contents are still there.


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05 Feb 2010   #14
Sedesikus

Windows 7 Proffesional
 
 

Hello. I also want to change my folder icons, but want to have thumbnails enabled. right now i have new icons of folders aplied with win 7 manager. But this doesn't work with thumbnails enabled, because all the folder icons go back to the yellow standard version, with thumbnails of content in them.
So, the question is: Is it possible to change that icon(yellow open folder with thumbnails in it) to something else? I I want to have windows thumbnails option enabled.
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05 Feb 2010   #15
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sedesikus View Post
Hello. I also want to change my folder icons, but want to have thumbnails enabled. right now i have new icons of folders aplied with win 7 manager. But this doesn't work with thumbnails enabled, because all the folder icons go back to the yellow standard version, with thumbnails of content in them.
So, the question is: Is it possible to change that icon(yellow open folder with thumbnails in it) to something else? I I want to have windows thumbnails option enabled.

I have thumbnails enabled with this method above, It just doesn't show an open folder if you change the folder icon.


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05 Feb 2010   #16
ShopBunny

win7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sedesikus View Post
Hello. I also want to change my folder icons, but want to have thumbnails enabled. right now i have new icons of folders aplied with win 7 manager. But this doesn't work with thumbnails enabled, because all the folder icons go back to the yellow standard version, with thumbnails of content in them.
So, the question is: Is it possible to change that icon(yellow open folder with thumbnails in it) to something else? I I want to have windows thumbnails option enabled.
You will need some resource hacking to accomplish what you want. You have the solution given to you. What you do with it is up to you.
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