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Smile Windows Shell Ext. For Apk's?

Looking for a simple small windows program that will simply show correct icons for .apk's on my PC

I set a default .ico for all my apk's but something showing the correct .ico for apk's would be great.

Is there one available?

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There's got to be something??? anyone?
I remember when I played around with a Nintendo DS I found some type of shell extension that would show .nds games icons...
Was really hoping this was out there for .apk's
 
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Really....no one can answer me on this subject....ugh
Either its a dumbass question and the asnwer is so simple anyone reading it just pass's it up, or noone is understanding my subject...OR theres nothing out for pc to do this...maybe i should make something?

Anything guys...**** give me an answer....even a "hey ceaser shut the **** up" would be somthing

Im talking to myself in this thread
 
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Really....no one can answer me on this subject....ugh
Either its a dumbass question and the asnwer is so simple anyone reading it just pass's it up, or noone is understanding my subject...OR theres nothing out for pc to do this...maybe i should make something?

Anything guys...**** give me an answer....even a "hey ceaser shut the **** up" would be somthing

Im talking to myself in this thread
Not anymore, i might have a solution for you
  1. first get the image you want to use as an icon and resize it to be EXACTLY 256x256 and in .ico format
  2. then click run in start menu and type regedit
  3. allow UAC if needed
  4. make backup of registry
  5. if you want to just change the icon to know what it is, go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.apk
  6. if it isnt there, right click on the folder and create new key called .apk
  7. check if the (default) entry is blank, if so, then create a new key in the same place as .apk and call it something.Assoc.APK (not tested)
  8. in the new key, create a key called DefaultIcon, and in that create a REG_EXPAND_SZ and put the full path in quotes of the .ico file

tell me if it doesnt work and include screenshots
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  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9190)
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  • Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830) (Retired)
    Specs: (at the time I was using it)
    • AOKP ROM
    • AOKP Kernel (or whatever came with AOKP)
    • CWM recovery
 
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Thanks for the reply...whats I actually ended up doing is making an .ico of a droid and basically setting the file extension within windows to use that ico with any apk...thanks for the info above though
 
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Thanks for the reply...whats I actually ended up doing is making an .ico of a droid and basically setting the file extension within windows to use that ico with any apk...thanks for the info above though
What i said was the proper method, for someone searching for this thread could you tell how you did it
My Devices:
 
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9190)
    Specs: (current)
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830) (Retired)
    Specs: (at the time I was using it)
    • AOKP ROM
    • AOKP Kernel (or whatever came with AOKP)
    • CWM recovery
 
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i guess my help was not appreciated
My Devices:
 
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9190)
    Specs: (current)
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830) (Retired)
    Specs: (at the time I was using it)
    • AOKP ROM
    • AOKP Kernel (or whatever came with AOKP)
    • CWM recovery

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