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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

18 Jun 2009   #251
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Thanks grim.

Gonna test it with a big .zip file of wallpapers here in a minute. but so far so good.


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19 Jun 2009   #252
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Mr Grim,

I love your blue ones - the real blue ones you made ( hint)

The regular Vista ones look green to me too.
Thanks mate.

Here you go.



Icon Master Set.zip - Windows Live
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19 Jun 2009   #253
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Thanks - must have taken you awhile.

Might give this a try then:

# Folder Marker Home contains a User's Icons tab where you can add an unlimited quantity of your favorite icons and mark folders with them. It's easy!
# Folder Marker Home can work with several folders at once and supports 32-bits icons.

http://www.foldermarker.com/folder-marker-home.php

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/fold...er-home-3-0-1/
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19 Jun 2009   #254
slyr114

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

here is a theme pack based on some of my favorite hotties, includes adriana lima, jennifer ellison, keeley hazell, misa campo, and others

sorry idk how to make thumbnails for it like you guys

https://cid-c17b96d959d8ec83.skydriv...abes.themepack
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19 Jun 2009   #255
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by slyr114 View Post

sorry idk how to make thumbnails for it like you guys

I just used the Snipping Tool with the whole theme page open and snipped each theme. Then saved it and uploaded it to an imagehosting website and pasted the link here.

I believe this is what the others used as well.
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19 Jun 2009   #256
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Static View Post
I just used the Snipping Tool with the whole theme page open and snipped each theme. Then saved it and uploaded it to an imagehosting website and pasted the link here.

I believe this is what the others used as well.
You can also just click the paperclip next to the white smiley face, and upload the image saved. When it has finished uploading, just click the paperclip again and your attachment will be in the dropdown menu. Click it, and vioula!
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20 Jun 2009   #257
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Testing what Bull said.

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20 Jun 2009   #258
Static

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Thanks mate.

Here you go.



Icon Master Set.zip - Windows Live
Hey Grimm. I recently downloaded that MicroAngelo program and I played with it like twice. First one was to change my firefox icon to your nice icon set.

For something of this scale. Is there a walkthrough somewhere for a replacement of this magnitude? I assume I don't have to go thru and do it find them and do it individually?
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20 Jun 2009   #259
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

You can use IconPackager and create a new theme then just use that program to apply it or you can do what I did and copy and paste the imageres.dll and shell32.dll from System32 and SysWOW64 into folders on your desktop and then use Restorator to open them and then replace the relevant icons with your custom ones and then save.

Once you have done that you then need to be able to replace the originals, it's a good idea to keep a backup of the originals as well in case something goes wrong.

For me the easiest way to replace the files was to boot into my other OS and that would insure that they were not in use while I was replacing them, you will then need to take ownership of the dll's before they can be replaced, the easiest way to do this is with a context menu shortcut and then you can simply right click on the file or dll and select Take Ownership from the context menu.

Once you have done that and all the dll's are replaced you will then need to clear the icon cache, that is located in a hidden folder in your user account of the operating system you are trying to modify, go to your folder option and show hidden folders and then open your user name and find the AppData folder and then go into local and at the bottom of that lsit you should find the IconCache and then delete it.

Now you should be able to boot back into the OS you modified and all the changes should be applied.
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20 Jun 2009   #260
slyr114

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

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