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Windows 7: Icons... ughh....

11 Feb 2010   #1
randomNaMe

Windows 7
 
 
Icons... ughh....

I just installed this (Ultimate version), have used XP until now. I spent the last 2 hours customizing it.

While I like a lot of things about it, unfortunately I think it LOOKS really shitty compared to my XP desktop.

The icons are really really bad, all of the desktop/explorer, taskbar, and notification area ones. Some are just too detailed, others look like crappy old cartoon drawings (ie. control panel... omg). They seem to have no unified theme or color scheme. It's like they had 10 different artists design them, and the goal was to intrigue no0b users. Is there a way to revert back to the XP icons, or a similar replacement set?


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11 Feb 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You could try to right click on the icon, and then properties and then change icon. Might not be XP, but its something different. If you do not see change icon, try the different tabs, sometimes it is hidden. Hope it works out.
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