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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

28 Jul 2009   #491
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

i love these new black icons but even after uninstalling the blue ones i still got a mixture of black and blue after restart, anyway i can fix this? wish i could give +rep again, u deserve but i'd repped u for the blue ones already


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28 Jul 2009   #492
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
i love these new black icons but even after uninstalling the blue ones i still got a mixture of black and blue after restart, anyway i can fix this? wish i could give +rep again, u deserve but i'd repped u for the blue ones already

Ways I have managed to get them to change is by customizing the icon and selecting default icon and the other way was as I mentioned above about folder options.

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Great work Generator, I found a way to change the folders that don't refresh after install, go to your folder options and select "always show icons, never thumbnails", then hit Apply and then deselect it again and the new icons should take effect, at least they did for me anyway, if someone else wants to confirm this it would be very helpful.
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28 Jul 2009   #493
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Great work Generator, I found a way to change the folders that don't refresh after install, go to your folder options and select "always show icons, never thumbnails", then hit Apply and then deselect it again and the new icons should take effect, at least they did for me anyway, if someone else wants to confirm this it would be very helpful.
Not sure if I could simulate that within the installer. I'll think about a way of trying to do it.


Hmm.. I wonder where the thumbnail cache is stored on 7..


EDIT: OK it's the thumbnail cache it seems.
Until it's coded into the install (I've found the cache files now) running 'cleanmgr.exe' (Disk Cleanup) and cleaning up 'thumbnail cache' seems to work if thats easier for people.
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28 Jul 2009   #494
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
Not sure if I could simulate that within the installer. I'll think about a way of trying to do it.


Hmm.. I wonder where the thumbnail cache is stored on 7..


EDIT: OK it's the thumbnail cache it seems.
Until it's coded into the install (I've found the cache files now) running 'cleanmgr.exe' (Disk Cleanup) and cleaning up 'thumbnail cache' seems to work if thats easier for people.
Excellent find, that's what you call teamwork mate, it a shame you can't just update the script without having to upload the icons again as well, maybe if we just explain that all you need to do replace the certain necessary files.
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28 Jul 2009   #495
Generator

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

I knew we would figure it out sooner or later!

The dropbox mirrors will update as soon as I add the one line of code to the install script, it only updates the actual changed bytes of each file I store.
The Skydrive links will take awhile though...

Are you thinking of just upping the fixed 'install.cmd''s for now? (it'll be four additional links needed mind.)
I think maybe rather than confusing the process if we just specify the fixes for now whilst the scripts are updated? I'm already modifying the Black Glass ones and about to test.
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28 Jul 2009   #496
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
I knew we would figure it out sooner or later!

The dropbox mirrors will update as soon as I add the one line of code to the install script, it only updates the actual changed bytes of each file I store.
The Skydrive links will take awhile though...

Are you thinking of just upping the fixed 'install.cmd''s for now? (it'll be four additional links needed mind.)
I think maybe rather than confusing the process if we just specify the fixes for now whilst the scripts are updated? I'm already modifying the Black Glass ones and about to test.
I think maybe just go with your dropbox if that's easier, I'm not sure you need to worry about the skydrive unless you really want to.

Plus the I use Jdownloader to catch all my download links and I noticed that the skydrive was limited to one connection and gave slow download speeds, where as your dropbox links opened 8 connections (which is what I have set it to) and it downloaded at full bandwidth at max speed (900KBps for me).
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28 Jul 2009   #497
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
I think maybe just go with your dropbox if that's easier, I'm not sure you need to worry about the skydrive unless you really want to.

Plus the I use Jdownloader to catch all my download links and I noticed that the skydrive was limited to one connection and gave slow download speeds, where as your dropbox links opened 8 connections (which is what I have set it to) and it downloaded at full bandwidth at max speed (900KBps for me).
I noticed yesterday when checking the links that the Dropbox was twice the speed than Skydrive.

I dont mind just using dropbox then, It'll be easier and quicker all around which has to be a good thing!.
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28 Jul 2009   #498
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
I noticed yesterday when checking the links that the Dropbox was twice the speed than Skydrive.

I dont mind just using dropbox then, It'll be easier and quicker all around which has to be a good thing!.
Sounds good to me.
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28 Jul 2009   #499
Generator

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

Right there all sorted now except 7100 Blues, having to re-up them entirly but I'm on with it now...

EDIT: All done and fixed (original post updated too)
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28 Jul 2009   #500
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
LOL, yeah I already did a pink one for the misses a while ago but it's not as good as the new ones, I will make another pink one soon like the new ones.
i think my mates mum would like pink icons too, hot pink, baby pink woteva. she's pink mad, even got pink gardening tools. do ur icons work on vista sp2 or can modify versions for vista? i anticipate ur work

btw mr grim, what happened to the black and gold recycle bin icons back in post 110 ? i think black and gold look better for all the black icons, not so in ur face
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