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Windows 7: How do I open XP icon libraries which have libraries within them

02 Jun 2012   #1

Win7 Home Premium 64bit
How do I open XP icon libraries which have libraries within them

I am new to WIN7, and have the rest of my computers running XP. I have a number of icon libraries in a folder c:\icons which contain contain icon libries within them. eg C:\icons\animals.ico contains further folders cats.ico, dogs.ico ...

I have not been able to get WIN7 to open these, although XP did. I would like to keep my WIN7 desktop looking similar to my XP desktops.

Thanks for any help.

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02 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

What do you mean by 'open'? Open the icons for editing? Open the C:\Icons folder? Something else?

(just to clarify)
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02 Jun 2012   #3

Win7 Home Premium 64bit

In XP, these icon libraries get opened and I can select an icon from them In Win7, the system tells me that there are no icons inside my .ICO libraries.
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