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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

08 Aug 2009   #701
HDRoadKing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I applied the blue icon pack and love it! But any idea why some of my network icons didn't change when I'm browsing to my server? For example, my server has a share called "data" which is still the normal icon, but folders above it and under it are the new blue ones from the icon pack. Any ideas?






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08 Aug 2009   #702
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HDRoadKing View Post
I applied the blue icon pack and love it! But any idea why some of my network icons didn't change when I'm browsing to my server? For example, my server has a share called "data" which is still the normal icon, but folders above it and under it are the new blue ones from the icon pack. Any ideas?



Sorry mate I didn't make the icon for that one, I think there were a couple that I didn't replace as I wasn't even sure where they were being used, I will make sure I change that one in the next pack.
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08 Aug 2009   #703
HDRoadKing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No problem sir, thanks for the icon pack.....Excellent work!
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08 Aug 2009   #704
17mayis

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LFB View Post
I found these themes on RedmondPie:




Windows 7 Box Art Themes

Windows 7 Box Art Wallpapers

Enjoy
thanx loved the ultimate 1
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08 Aug 2009   #705
comicbookguy

Dule Boot Windows XP (x32) Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

works just fine thanks
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09 Aug 2009   #706
Delfofthebla

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Good tutorial & good source for orb icons
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09 Aug 2009   #707
mustangman16

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
You mean a '.7z' file?, it's a 7-zip file.. It's another form of a zip file and can be opened with either 7-Zip or WinRar. 7-Zip enables greater compression and it's free! (it can half the size of stuff compared to WinRar).

Sorry, I should have mentioned about the file changes in the first post. (I'll update the post now.)
OK that makes sense. I tried to use extract now and it couldnt extract it so i thought it was corrupt or something. I installed both the blue and black packs on build 7229 and they worked flawlessly! I defaulted to blue cause it matches more of my theme then the black did but i love them both. Just one question, everything is changed to glossy blue except my libraries icon in my task bar. The library icon elsewhere is the glossy blue theme but it isnt in my taskbar. Anyway i can change that?

-stang
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09 Aug 2009   #708
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mustangman16 View Post
Just one question, everything is changed to glossy blue except my libraries icon in my task bar. The library icon elsewhere is the glossy blue theme but it isnt in my taskbar. Anyway i can change that?

-stang
It's actually a shortcut to explorer.exe, The icon packs don't update Explorer because it didn't seem worthwhile patching Explorer.exe for one single icon.
Mr GRiM kindly included an icon inside 'c:\windows\system32\imageres.dll' so people didn't end up left with one yellow icon sat on there taskbar. It'll need a new shortcut to explorer creating, the icon changing and then pinning back to the taskbar manually though.


To fix it here's a step-by-step of what you need to do:

1, Unpin the current yellow one from your taskbar by its right-click menu,

2, Create a new shortcut to c:\windows\Explorer.exe,

3, Right-click the new shortcut and go 'Properties',

4, Click on the 'Change Icon' button and point the window to 'c:\windows\system32\imageres.dll',

5, Find the new icon in the window list (5 rows in form the end) and select it and hit OK on both windows,

6, Right-click the new Explorer shortcut again (it should now be blue) and click 'pin to taskbar'.
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09 Aug 2009   #709
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Here's some Start buttons for the Nvidia fans.

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-2009-08-10_091303.jpg

Start Buttons.zip


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09 Aug 2009   #710
17mayis

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Here's some Start buttons for the Nvidia fans.

Attachment 22358

Attachment 22359

thanx alot i love nvidia i'm a big fan of it
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