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Problems with Invisible Icon

  1. #11


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Good job Bulldog7.

    Screenshot is different than the actual icon. Running Autoruns will refresh all icons, give that a try after a restart.
    I was still thinking, maybe something in Windows prevents us from using a 100% transparent icon?
    But black text on black background is allowed though...

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Good job Bulldog7.

    Screenshot is different than the actual icon. Running Autoruns will refresh all icons, give that a try after a restart.
    I was still thinking, maybe something in Windows prevents us from using a 100% transparent icon?
    But black text on black background is allowed though...
    How do I run autorun?
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  3. #13


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8


    @Josh


    If you want to customize a folder and make it transparent. That's the blank icon

    What you see is not what you get....its what you want i guess.

    Customize any folder of your choice and browse to the blank icon.

    Go ahead and try it and see the difference.
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  4. #14


    @Bulldog7

    Thanks man
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  5. #15


    Canada
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hi there. First post on the site so here goes. Like the handle says I'm a tweak freak and I hate "helper programs" that can do all sorts of crap besides what a guy wants done. I've hated them stupid shortcut arrows for years and found this just today so it might help. The file includes an icon that is completely invisible. It worked flawless for me. Hope it helps.
    Problems with Invisible Icon Attached Files
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  6. #16


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Jcwisgod View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Good job Bulldog7.

    Screenshot is different than the actual icon. Running Autoruns will refresh all icons, give that a try after a restart.
    I was still thinking, maybe something in Windows prevents us from using a 100% transparent icon?
    But black text on black background is allowed though...
    How do I run autorun?
    Autoruns
    Autoruns for Windows

    It's a good utility, but just by running it will refresh the icons...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #17


    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jcwisgod View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Good job Bulldog7.

    Screenshot is different than the actual icon. Running Autoruns will refresh all icons, give that a try after a restart.
    I was still thinking, maybe something in Windows prevents us from using a 100% transparent icon?
    But black text on black background is allowed though...
    How do I run autorun?
    Autoruns
    Autoruns for Windows

    It's a good utility, but just by running it will refresh the icons...
    Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #18


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    You're welcome, Jcwisgod.
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