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Cannot get folder icons to change in imageres.dll :(

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    Cannot get folder icons to change in imageres.dll :(


    Hello, I am hoping some of you bright minds will help me figure out a problem I am trying to solve. I am trying to manually edit my folder icons since iconpackager has failed to do so. I have edited the imageres.dll file using reshacker and have replaced the imageres.dlls in both the system32 folder and the systemwow64 folder. I rebooted then proceeded to clear my iconcache as well as deleting thumbs in disk clean up. After rebooting twice, not all of the folder icons appear with the changes I've made....
    However, the libraries icon and favorites icon changed just fine.
    I edited icons 3,4,5,6 and 162 with reshacker.

    I've included an attached snippet from my documents, as you can see, the xwidget folder that is pink changed, but I do not understand why the others look like the default style...

    Anyone have any ideas for a solution?
    Thanks in advance!




    EDIT

    So I was able to make them change when I went to control panel > folder options and ticked always show icons, never thumbnails under the view tab... I'll keep this thread up if anyone else might run into the same issue...
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails folders.JPG  
    Last edited by brittad; 14 Sep 2013 at 16:06.

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Cannot get folder icons to change in imageres.dll :(
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