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Windows 7: Internet Explorer Desktop Icon - Create in Windows 7

27 Jul 2011   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxmagic View Post
Thanks for the reply man!
I applied that fix, but I still don't have an icon on the desktop
Magic,

It's working fine for me, but I must admit that I'm not sure why it's not placing a IE icon on your desktop.


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27 Jul 2011   #11
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Just a thought: Right-click your desktop and click View then check that Show Desktop Icons is selected.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...hide-show.html
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23 Aug 2011   #12
Jorge Martins

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Hi Brink,
I am running Windows 7 64bits but using IE9 32 bits, so I have used ie9_32bits icon to windows 7_64bits.
It worked perfectly, Thanks.
Do you know a way to take out "(32-bit)"?
Thanks,
Jorge
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23 Aug 2011   #13
beauparc

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi Brink.

For some strange reason "Merge" won't work. All that happens is that I get an option to "Run" the file. I'm sure I've merged registry files before, though probably some time ago.

Trying IE 64bit IE Icon, on 64bit Win7 using IE9 64bit.

Probably something very simple but, being an idiot, I can't see it
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23 Aug 2011   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Steve,

Since you do not see a Merge option when you right click on the REG file, then check in Default Programs to set the reg file extension to have it's Current Default program set as Registry Editor (C:\Windows\regedit.exe). Afterwards, try merging the REG file again.
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23 Aug 2011   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jorge Martins View Post
Hi Brink,
I am running Windows 7 64bits but using IE9 32 bits, so I have used ie9_32bits icon to windows 7_64bits.
It worked perfectly, Thanks.
Do you know a way to take out "(32-bit)"?
Thanks,
Jorge
Hello Jorge,

You're most welcome. If you mean in the shortcut's name, then yes. You could just right click on the shortcut and click on Rename to edit it out of the shortcut's name. The name can be anything you like.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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23 Aug 2011   #16
Jorge Martins

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Hi Brink,
When I richt click the created link in the desktop, I don't have the option to rename it.

I only have the options of the figure you have put at the beginning of your tutorial!

Thanks,

Jorge
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23 Aug 2011   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sorry Jorge,

Click on the Create Shortcut option, then rename the new shortcut to edit out (32-bit). Afterwards, you can delete the shortcut from the tutorial.
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24 Aug 2011   #18
beauparc

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Shawn, thank you very much. I think I was just tired last night - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it

All working fine now.

Thanks again.
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24 Aug 2011   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, you're most welcome.
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