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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

05 Jul 2009   #301
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Hi Mark,

In addition to your above post the funcionality is provided by the Movefile and pendfiles command line utilities which are part of Sysinternals

PendMoves and MoveFile
OK, thank you Nigel, I will have to take a look so I can better advise people in the future.


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05 Jul 2009   #302
maccik

 
 

sorry for my bad english ..

So ..i m restarted my os in safe mode and i renamed the originaly imageres and shell32 files ..i copyed the new shell32 and imageeres files and i restarted ..after all i got a Bsod but the startup repair solved the problem ..
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05 Jul 2009   #303
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maccik View Post
sorry for my bad english ..

So ..i m restarted my os in safe mode and i renamed the originaly imageres and shell32 files ..i copyed the new shell32 and imageeres files and i restarted ..after all i got a Bsod but the startup repair solved the problem ..
That's not good , it may be because of the build your using doesn't like the ones I have supplied, the other alternative is you can download Restorator and replace the icons manually.

restorator - Google Search

OK, open Restorator and drag the custom dll to the left pane to open it and then you should see a folder called icon, drag that to the desktop and then close the dll and open the one you have in System32.

Now open the icon folder on your desktop and select the entire contents and drag them onto the icon folder in the left pane and it should replace them and you should see a little arrow appear on all the icons to state they have been changed.

Now if all goes well you should be able to scroll down and see some of the new icons in the right pane and if they are there you can now save them.

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Repeat for each custom dll and once you have saved them you will now need to delete the icon cache located in your user name/AppData/iconcache.db, you will need to have your folder options set to show hiden files and folders to see it.

Once you have deleted the icon cache reboot and hopefully you should see all the new icons.


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05 Jul 2009   #304
maccik

 
 

I m not interested with this icons i only wanted to help you ...But i know what was the problem .. my build ..i use 7231 ...so this was the cause
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05 Jul 2009   #305
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maccik View Post
I m not interested with this icons i only wanted to help you ...But i know what was the problem .. my build ..i use 7231 ...so this was the cause
No worries, at least I know it doesn't wok for that build, so anyone else who whats to try this, your best bet is to run the same build and preferably x64 as well and a dual boot is going to be the easiest and the tried and tested method that I know works.

I also have the dll's for 7127 x64, 7232 x64 and 7260 x86 so if anyone wants those then I can upload them as well.
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05 Jul 2009   #306
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Hey Mr GRiM.. I experimenting, I hope you dont mind.

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It will backup files, change the file permissions, check whether it's 64Bit. I could also make it check the build number so I may require your other build dll's if it works.


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05 Jul 2009   #307
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't mind at all, in fact I was hopping someone would make an automated process for it, great work mate.

I will upload the others now and post a link, thanks generator.
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05 Jul 2009   #308
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

no probs, I have a few ideas for replacing the pesky files, the 'inuse.exe' added another option just incase.

Do you know if the files from 64Bit 7264's System32 folder are the same (or compatible) as the typical 32Bit install of 7264?
(as in are the System32 files universal...)
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05 Jul 2009   #309
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
no probs, I have a few ideas for replacing the pesky files, the 'inuse.exe' added another option just incase.

Do you know if the files from 64Bit 7264's System32 folder are the same (or compatible) as the typical 32Bit install of 7264?
(as in are the System32 files universal...)
I just checked and they seem to be exactly the same size as the system32 dll's in the x64 build but the files are a different size in the SysWOW64 folder so I would say they are interchangeable.
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05 Jul 2009   #310
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Ok thanks, I'll get back to you once I know if it will work or not on mine. It already can tell difference between 64/32bit and backs up fine, them bits are tested and working.
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