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    Library icons changed

    Hi everyone, some time back, my windows 7 pro 64 bit pc, library icons, changed to a generic looking icon. (See attachment)
    Can anyone tell me how to get back the original ones?
    Thanks in advance, RGSmith
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    It used to be possible by right clicking on the icon and choosing change icon, but its greyed out in W8.1. If its now the same in W7, you can no longer change them.

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    Thank you, Calimanco.
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    There is a work-around. We have to dig around in WS and find a thread mentioning TweakUI or backing up the icons-containing dll files, from which one can choose an icon and make it stick.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
    http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forum...-Technologies/

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    Thanks RolandJS, I'll take alook.
    By the way, I'm just down the road in Bryan.
    All the best RGSmith
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    Found it! BATchfile by BloodDragon! I only modified the directory where the DLLs are stored.IconFilesBackuper[BloodDragon].txt BloodDragon had the files going into c:\[something], 'cause I've made one image restore too many, I "moved" directory onto my D-drive, which has not had one single image restore - except once on an earlier computer. Of course, copy text file, rename copy as BAT. Make a shortcut to it if you wish.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RGSmith View Post
    ...Can anyone tell me how to get back the original ones?...
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    Thank you, Coochin, I fall under the catagory EBKACB (Error Between Keboard And Chair)
    I'm going to dl and check it out.
    All the best, RGSmith

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