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My recycle bin icon won't refresh automatically.

  1. #41


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by medab1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by medab1 View Post
    I download or COPY a dll & put it in a folder to itself.
    No messing around with existing windows dlls.
    I copied shell32.dll & renamed it so there would be no conflict withe the original.
    I renamed it My_own.dll.
    LOL
    Be careful not to download a virus or some bad dll with that technique.

    That's why I make my own when possible. I don't always trust the web with dll's.
    Copying backups is OK.

    I have so much anti-virus & protection I mainly don't need to worry.
    I BOUGHT my stuff & got full protections.
    For example I googled for something & clicked on the link & Avast popped up saying it was known for viruses & other crap, back off & do not continue.
    I can also test things online before I download them.
    This protection COST me but is well worth the price I paid.
    Alright.

    Have fun making icons!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #42


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by medab1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post

    LOL
    Be careful not to download a virus or some bad dll with that technique.

    That's why I make my own when possible. I don't always trust the web with dll's.
    Copying backups is OK.

    I have so much anti-virus & protection I mainly don't need to worry.
    I BOUGHT my stuff & got full protections.
    For example I googled for something & clicked on the link & Avast popped up saying it was known for viruses & other crap, back off & do not continue.
    I can also test things online before I download them.
    This protection COST me but is well worth the price I paid.
    Alright.

    Have fun making icons!

    I can design my own or use an existing image & transform it to .ico with IrfanView & go from there.
    I use several image editing programs to manipulate images so I can get a good image to make an .ico from.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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