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Windows 7: Restoring my folder icons?

05 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64Bit, 4GB of ram.
Restoring my folder icons?

Hello there,

I've tried restoring my folder icons but It doesn't work. When I click,
Restore default It doesn't work.

What I was trying to do;

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Apr 2012   #2

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS

First try this, run 3 times if errors found- SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If that doesn't work try the option 2 here- Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Apr 2012   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Jonathan,

If you meant one of your default Desktop icons, then you could use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to manually change them back to the default icon. The screenshots in that option are for the default icons to help. :)

User Folders - Change Default Icon

If you are using a custom theme that modified the icons in the imageres.dll system file that contains the default icon, then you will need to run a sfc /scannow command instead. However, this will also restore all system files back to default undoing any and all modifications to them.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

05 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64Bit, 4GB of ram.

Oh wow, Always Impressed by this forum!
It's fixed now. Thanks guys!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Apr 2012   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news Jonathan. I'm glad that we could help. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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