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Windows 7: User Folders - Change Default Icon

25 Nov 2010   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Forte, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You may have some add-on or something in Chrome that may be renaming the download's file extension. If this is the case, then just renaming them back to file.reg instead of say file.download will work.


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25 Nov 2010   #21
forte

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks, that works too
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25 Nov 2010   #22
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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29 Nov 2010   #23
Yankie007

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Hi Brink,
I am still trying to figure the problem with these two icons whick I can't customized? I tried to download the file but nothing appeared and I also reboot my Pc like you said but nothing work!

Any other ideas what could do that?
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29 Nov 2010   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Yannik,

When you say that you "tried to download the file and nothing appeared", what do you mean exactly?

What happens when you download the "Enable" downloads and merge the REG files?

Could you post a screenshot of the properties pages (like under step 3 in Option Two) with the General tab page showing? Maybe this may help to see why it's not working for you.
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02 Dec 2010   #25
Yankie007

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Hi again Brink!
Like you asked, I downloaded and Enabled the "Contacts" user folder and I captured the image showing the properties.User Folders - Change Default Icon-contacts-folder.png
Let me know if you have other options and thank you very much for your time.

Yankie007


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02 Dec 2010   #26
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yannik,

Did you have any trouble merging the "Enable" REG file?

As a test, create a new administrator account, and try this while logged in it to see if it may be some issue with your original account.
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02 Dec 2010   #27
Yankie007

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Yannik,

Did you have any trouble merging the "Enable" REG file? Non

As a test, create a new administrator account, and try this while logged in it to see if it may be some issue with your original account.
About creating a new admin account, I never did that before so I'm not sure what to do. Also, is there another alternative instead of using these download links?
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02 Dec 2010   #28
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Option One in the tutorial below can help show you how to create a new user account. You would just select "administrator" at step 2.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-accounts.html


Other than using the REG files, you could edit the REG files to see what to manually edit in the registry. However, this is not recommended to do if you are not familiar with making edits in the registry. One mistake could have you reinstalling Windows 7.

Did you have any problems merging the REG files?
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14 Mar 2011   #29
forte

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

So I think Service Pack 1 has changed some of the settings. The customize icon option isn't there anymore. Any other alternatives?
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