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Windows 7: Drive Icon - Change

14 Jun 2012   #80
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Caspid View Post
My autorun.inf files stopped working... any idea why?
Hello Caspid,

Do you still have the .ico file referenced in the autorun.inf file still on the drive?

If so, then you might try one of the other options to see if may work better for your setup.


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27 Sep 2012   #81
shanucyborg

Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit
 
 

@BRINK

Nice Tutorial!! I tried this it worked, bt i hav little problem. The problem is when i change the view of Drive icons to "Large" or "Extra Large". My new icon is working properly.... bt when i change the view to "small"/"medium"/"tile"/"content"/"Details"/"List" it shows the old icon again. i'm confused.. hw's this happening.????
Also, i wanna know how to change icon of more than one drives ..as this trcick is for only 1 drive.
Suggestions Appreciated
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27 Sep 2012   #82
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Shanucyborg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What icon or .ico file did you use for the drive?

If .ico file, is it a 256x256 Vista styled icon?
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27 Sep 2012   #83
shanucyborg

Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit
 
 

Yes, i used a 256x256 .ico file.
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28 Sep 2012   #84
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you like, go ahead and ZIP the .ico file and upload it here. I'll be happy to test it on my system to help see what the issue may be.

Which option did you use in the tutorial?
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28 Sep 2012   #85
shanucyborg

Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit
 
 

Ok.. here's d icon dat i used:
trans.zip

I used option no.2 as option 1 didn't work on my system.


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28 Sep 2012   #86
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

There's nothing wrong with the icon. Give OPTION THREE for all users a try with it instead to see how it works then. That option tends to work best.
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29 Sep 2012   #87
shanucyborg

Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit
 
 

Ok..
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29 Sep 2012   #88
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Shanucyborg,

Did that work ok for you?
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03 Nov 2012   #89
Kaldarien

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hello,
I did everything in option two and it worked fine, but when I turned on my PC the next day, all icons were changed back to default.

In Registry Editor, everything in "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Applications\Explorer.exe" was deleted, so I repeated option two again and successfully changed my icons, but after restart they were again changed to default and there was nothing in "Explorer.exe".

I tried to do it in Safe Mode and also I set permission on Explorer.exe to "read only", but neither of them worked.


I don't know what am I doing wrong and why the Registry Editor won't keep my changes after restart...

Could someone help me?
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