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Windows 7: Drive Icon - Change

21 Feb 2011   #40
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mojonba View Post
Brink,


I recently installed Acronis True Image Home 2011 and now the drive icons for all my hard drive's partitions are not showing. See the picture attached below. Any ideas on how to restore the default icons.The registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\DriveIcons is empty.

http://forum.acronis.com/sites/defau...lipboard01.png

Thanks.
Try that
Icon Cache - Rebuild


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21 Feb 2011   #41
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mojonba, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If rebuilding the icon cache suggested by Yowan above doesn't help, then.......

Double check to see if you have the registry location below, and that it is empty as well.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\DriveIcons

Also, check using OPTION ONE to see if you may have a autorun.inf file in the root directory of these HDDs as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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21 Feb 2011   #42
mojonba

W7 x64
 
 

thanks for the replies guys,

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\DriveIcons doesnot exist.

Rebuilding icon cache didnot work. And there is not autorun.inf in any drive.
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21 Feb 2011   #43
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mojonba,

When you were looking for a autorun.inf file, did you also check the Show hidden files, folders, and drivesoption in Folder Options in case the autorun.inf file may have been hidden?
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23 Feb 2011   #44
mojonba

W7 x64
 
 

Yes hidden & os protected files are shown.

Drive Icon - Change-clipboard01.png
Drive Icon - Change-clipboard02.png


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23 Feb 2011   #45
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mojonba,

Since that looks good, lets try downloading and merging the drive option in the tutorial below and restarting the computer afterwards. This will restore the default associations for drives which also includes the default icon. If something else it not changing your icon, then hopefully this may restore the default icon.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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24 Feb 2011   #46
mojonba

W7 x64
 
 

Brink

I downloaded and ran Default_Drive.reg, restarted and nothing. Still no default icons. Unless you have other ideas to restore the default icon, I believe my only option is to setup a custom icon with the default icon.

Thanks.
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24 Feb 2011   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mojonba,

LOL, that was going to be my next suggestion to do OPTION ONE or OPTION THREE in the tutorial for a custom icon using the default icons in the imageress.dll file.
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24 Feb 2011   #48
mojonba

W7 x64
 
 

Brinks,

I did just that, a custom icon based on the default icon and all is good now. Thanks for the help.

Drive Icon - Change-clipboard03.png


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24 Feb 2011   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Mojonba. That's great news.
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