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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

14 Jul 2009   #341
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Nope, how do I do that?

edit: Like this:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/11...ild.html?ltr=I

The taskbar Icon for libraries is still yellow flavor. =(

Blu ray dis drive and floppy are also not included.


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14 Jul 2009   #342
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

in your usernam\appdata\local
delete IconCache.db
Reboot
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14 Jul 2009   #343
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by copernicus View Post
The taskbar Icon for libraries is still yellow flavor. =(

Blu ray dis drive and floppy are also not included.
If the setup went fine and the 'Desktop' icons ('Computer/Recycle Bin) and 'Computer' icons (Hard-Drive) changed, then I'm afraid you will need to speak to Mr GRiM regarding icons that are not included.


I know 'Floppy' drives arn't included because mines normal color too, I honestly don't know if 'Blu-Ray' has been included because I don't own one.
(but he has made a '.ico' file for Blu-Ray, I've noticed it about in the 'custom theme' thread.)
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14 Jul 2009   #344
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry, there is no icon included for floppy and no one should need one in this day and age anyway LOL, as far as the Blueray icon goes, I have no idea which icon it uses by default so if you can tell me which one it is I will replace it with the one I made and I will also replace the Floppy one as well if you really want it.

Oh and if you want to change the Yellow Explorer icon then you will have to do it manually as the icon for that is actually in the explorer.exe but I have also included it in the imageres.dll, %SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll, but you will have to make desktop shortcut first and change it there and then unpin the old one from the taskbar and then pin the new one.

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Also I would like to mention that I have them for 7600 as well, so as soon as you can tell me which icon is used by default for Blueray I will upload it.


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15 Jul 2009   #345
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dixon Butz View Post
in your usernam\appdata\local
delete IconCache.db
Reboot
Files are stil manilla on the desktop after this.

Network icons on the left hand pane in explorer are also still manilla.
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15 Jul 2009   #346
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by copernicus View Post
Files are stil manilla on the desktop after this.
Regarding the desktop, do you mean the "User's Files" icon or shortcuts to folders/shares etc?
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15 Jul 2009   #347
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Just regular folders I have on the desktop. There are random folders across my drives that aren't blue either. =?
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15 Jul 2009   #348
Generator

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

Hmmm..
I think it's still an icon cache problem somewhere, the installer does actually delete the 'iconcache.db' twice over (1st before the restart and then on restart) and you have done it manually too.. so it cant just be that one cache file is what I'm thinking.


If you right-click one of the manilla folders on the desktop, goto 'Properties' -> 'Customize' -> 'Folder icons', click the 'Change Icon...' button, Hit the 'Restore Default' button then apply, That one manilla folder should now turn blue.
(I had literally just two or three folders do the same but they where hidden away in my Windows folder and they did sort themselves out after a couple of reboots)


This is what makes me think it's a caching problem somewhere other than just the 'iconcache.db'. I realise that the above solution (if you could call it that) isn't a real solution but maybe it helps just for now (If only to make your desktop have matching icons.)


I shall do some more investigations with my 2nd PC regarding this icon refresh problem.
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15 Jul 2009   #349
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Yeah, the older folders are retaining their manillaness.

Just unzipped the same file over and it came out blue.
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16 Jul 2009   #350
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

Grim

Can you upload dll's for 7600?

Thx
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