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Windows 7: Drive Icon - Change

15 Jun 2010   #10
ebarn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Here you go.

And didn't find autorun.inf in the C:\ drive.




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File Type: rar Porsche.rar (30.2 KB, 182 views)
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15 Jun 2010   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ah, I think I see what's wrong now. The icon works just fine for me, but I noticed you had "My Pictures" instead of "Pictures" for the user folder name. When you press and hold Shift, right click on the icon file, and click on Copy as path, you get the location below when you paste it in the registry.

"C:\Users\ebarnichta\Pictures\Porsche.ico"
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15 Jun 2010   #12
ebarn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Ah, I think I see what's wrong now. The icon works just fine for me, but I noticed you had "My Pictures" instead of "Pictures" for the user folder name. When you press and hold Shift, right click on the icon file, and click on Copy as path, you get the location below when you paste it in the registry.

"C:\Users\ebarnichta\Pictures\Porsche.ico"
Yes.. Now it's working. Sorry had to go AFK for a while.

Thanks again, Brink.
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15 Jun 2010   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Edmon. I'm happy to hear it's working for you now.
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07 Jul 2010   #14
jayce

win 7
 
 

Hi,

I'm also having trouble with the icon change. I tried both changing it for the user as well as on the machine. I only have one internal HDD, D is a soft partition and is NTFS, so there should be no errors about it.

I use a autorun.inf with shell32.dll on my external so I know that it's nothing to do with permissions for the shell32 file.

Here's a screenshot... Thanks for any help possible!

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07 Jul 2010   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jayce, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Well, you did everything correctly except that there is not a icon with the 87 number in the shell32.dll file. This is why you are getting the default icon instead. What icon were you wanting to use in this file? You can download and install (using Run as administrator) the free program IconViewer to add a Icons tab in the Properties page of files that contains icons in them.

Drive Icon - Change-properties.jpg


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07 Jul 2010   #16
jayce

win 7
 
 

Really?
Hmm, I thought I counted right... o___o It's the one with the folder and the star... o___O

I managed to find 150, the house, just fine that way... o___o

btw... thank you so much for the quick response!! You're incredible!
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07 Jul 2010   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you mean this icon below, then you would want to use this path below instead with the imageres.dll file instead. The shell32.dll file mostly has the smaller icons instead of the full size 256x256 in it.

C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll,-115

Drive Icon - Change-icon.png


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07 Jul 2010   #18
jayce

win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If you mean this icon below, then you would want to use this path below instead with the imageres.dll file instead. The shell32.dll file mostly has the smaller icons instead of the full size 256x256 in it.

C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll,-115

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Thank you so much for all your help!!! ^___^ It worked perfectly!
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07 Jul 2010   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Jayce.
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