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How to change folder icons

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    Hungary
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    Windows 8.1 32bit

    How to change folder icons


    I would like to know, how to change the folder icons shown in Computer (squared with red on the picture)?
    I have already changed library some others as well from Yamicsoft Windows 8 Manager, but couldn't figure out how to deal with those.
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    Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe those are hardcoded exceptions in Windows Explorer. So short of some EULA violating disassembling and tinkering, you're probably SOL.
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    Hungary
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 32bit


    Quote Originally Posted by csenger41 View Post
    I would like to know, how to change the folder icons shown in Computer (squared with red on the picture)?
    I have already changed library some others as well from Yamicsoft Windows 8 Manager, but couldn't figure out how to deal with those.
    Thanks for the info, found them in imageres.ddl. ResourceHacker will do the trick for me...
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