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Windows 7: Devices and Printers - Change Device Icons with Custom Icons

12 Aug 2018   #70

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello eblis, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I have updated the link. It should work for you now.

Icons | Microsoft Docs

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12 Aug 2018   #71
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi eblis, welcome to Seven Forums,

If you are talking about this one: How to Make a Icon with a Image, it works for me!

I hope this helps!

EDIT: Brink beat me to it!
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13 Aug 2018   #72

win 7 32 and 64

Thank you, usufull and working. ill give it a try
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23 Jul 2019   #73

Win10 64 bit
Does this work with Win 10 too??

new to this forum I came acrross this great tutorial, thread and tools to cutomize system icons...however, I am on win 10 and would be interrested to know if this would work on win 10 environement too? Alternatively is there the same tutorial (customized to win10) available somwhere??
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03 Dec 2019   #74

Windows 10 64-bit

Dear pintree3,

I had the exact same problem you did and found a way to solve it! I used the system prescribed to change a "Devices and Printers" icon with a custom icon, only to find that several device icons had their icon and name changed in the process to the only I had customized.

So I did some work, and found that the key to having different icons and names for each device rested solely with having distinctly different Hardware IDs. Then, instead of deriving each Hardware ID by right-clicking the item in the "Devices and Printers" window, I instead went to the "Device Manager" and right-clicked the relevant devices there to get distinct Hardware IDs. Once I did this, I was able to to use those distinct Hardware IDs to get different icons and names for each of the devices I customized in the "Devices and Printers" window.

I hope this helps!!!!

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06 Feb 2020   #75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Good tutorial.
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