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Windows 7: Games Explorer Folder - Add Games To

23 Oct 2009   #10
Rjck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Try changing this values in Regedit:
AppExePath = change the value data to the path of your icon. (e.g. C:\icon.ico)
BoxArt = Delete the value data but no the name value.

Delete the cover image from the GamesBoxArt folder from the step 8 of the optional section of the tutorial.

and thats all hope this help!!!


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23 Oct 2009   #11
AnthonyDa

Windows 7 x86
 
 

Both aren't working :/

Which settings must I use for the .jpg ? (resolution for example). Also, which "ConfigInstallType" should I use ?
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24 Oct 2009   #12
Rjck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

aren't working???, lets start from the begining shall we...

Is the game listed in the GameUXLegacyGDFs.txt file or not?
if not. do the manual part of the tutorial.

After finish the tutorial try to change the values i post above to change the game cover picture to the icon you want.

Let me know if that helps!
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24 Oct 2009   #13
AnthonyDa

Windows 7 x86
 
 

No they aren't, your txt has nearly 0 games I own and you have completly missed my post :/

I want to use custom (=personal !) icon or boxart for (any) games, because thoses games are using old 64px icon and it's fugly, and in Vista you were able to change the icon to your own one (in 256px for example) in few click. And now that this option is gone in Win 7, what I am supposed to do to change the icon to a personal one like I'm used to do in Vista ?
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24 Oct 2009   #14
dw96

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]
 
 

Hi Rjck, I just made a full clean install of seven and now I can do all steps in your tutorial! My older windows was buggy so I got a newer *working* version. Annoying thing is you need to repeat this for every single game... Couldn't someone make a VGEE for 7 or something...
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24 Oct 2009   #15
Rjck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok AnthonyDA im going to update the tutorial explaining this further just let me get some time to make it.

Hi DW96 i think you could export the key from the registry and in the new installation change the user and game key path from the registry you saved it, dont worry i'll edit the tutorial explaining this further...
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24 Oct 2009   #16
AnthonyDa

Windows 7 x86
 
 

Rjck, I'm really curious about seeing your tutorial
I've made custom dll with directx SDK to fix my issue for now ^^
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24 Oct 2009   #17
Mirrorboy

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit
 
 

awesome. looks like i got some work to do tomorrow +rep
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29 Oct 2009   #18
Mirrorboy

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit
 
 

i followed the directions exactly, but i'm having problems adding Steam games (specifically HL2). when i change one of the values to 3 (i can't remember which one it was) and close the reg editor, the game deletes itself from the games folder and the registry.
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30 Oct 2009   #19
Rjck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Mirrorboy looks like you paste the wrong value in ApplicationId string in the registry editor, the value 3 in ConfigInstallType fails if Windows cant find the correct value in ApplicationId. For half-life 2 the value could be:

{40a84078-2cef-427a-989c-db740f4ebc39} "copy and paste all the value in bold"

This is for Steam: Half-life 2 Deathmatch but i think it has the same values as the game.
hope this helps!!!
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