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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

03 Aug 2009   #611
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Alright Mr. GRiM your icons look great but I have a small issue...I installed your icons but it didn't replace the explorer icon...


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03 Aug 2009   #612
nuxxer

Win 7
 
 

Thanks for this its excellent. Mr Grim how did you save as 32bit Bmp I cant seem to do it!
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03 Aug 2009   #613
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

It's included in the pack but the actual icon on the taskbar is located in explorer.exe so you need to change it manually.

To change it manually you will need to place an explorer shortcut on the desktop and right click on it and customize the icon with the new one in the imageres.dll, once you have the new icon on the desktop shortcut, unpin the old one and pin the new shortcut, job done.
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03 Aug 2009   #614
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nuxxer View Post
Thanks for this its excellent. Mr Grim how did you save as 32bit Bmp I cant seem to do it!
I had to use Photoshop to do it.

If you want one changed then upload it and I will save it for you as 32bit.
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03 Aug 2009   #615
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
It's included in the pack but the actual icon on the taskbar is located in explorer.exe so you need to change it manually.

To change it manually you will need to place an explorer shortcut on the desktop and right click on it and customize the icon with the new one in the imageres.dll, once you have the new icon on the desktop shortcut, unpin the old one and pin the new shortcut, job done.
I just realized about a minute or so ago that I could do that...the fix worked easily...maybe an addition could be made to the installer to automate the process or am I the only one that has ran into the problem?
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03 Aug 2009   #616
nuxxer

Win 7
 
 

ah weird.. when I change the format to 32 bit the save as dbox in Photoshop only allows me to choose a limited number of file formats such as exr..no bmp thanks for the offer!


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03 Aug 2009   #617
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nuxxer View Post
ah weird.. when I change the format to 32 bit the save as dbox in Photoshop only allows me to choose a limited number of file formats such as exr..no bmp thanks for the offer!
That ones already the right format.
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03 Aug 2009   #618
nuxxer

Win 7
 
 

hmm dont know how I did that sorry for wasting your time..
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04 Aug 2009   #619
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
I just realized about a minute or so ago that I could do that...the fix worked easily...maybe an addition could be made to the installer to automate the process or am I the only one that has ran into the problem?
No, I ran into that problem too. Thanks for the explanation Grim!
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04 Aug 2009   #620
jc4gavejc

Windows 7 RC build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 17mayis View Post

i use windows 7 ultimate 64 bit by the way>
thats your problem, you cant edit a 64 bit resource with Resource Tuner at this point.

Try Restorator or similar program
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