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Change shortcut icons on WM6

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27th September 2007, 06:15 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys...I have searched and search the forums for a way to change the shortcut icons for my programs...can anyone help me with this? I downloaded resource editor but I cannot get it to work...I cant believe something that should be so simple is this much of a pain!!

Anyways, I appreciate any help that you guys/gals can offer.
27th September 2007, 06:20 PM   |  #2  
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try this

http://www.s-k-tools.com/sksmgr/sksmgr.html

it's exactly what you are looking for..
27th September 2007, 06:47 PM   |  #3  
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Use ResHacker(http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/) and make sure u have some your files formated as .ico. U can find such files @

http://browse.deviantart.com/customi...=9&alltime=yes

http://www.iconarchive.com/category/...ion-icons.html

http://www.crystalxp.net/
27th September 2007, 07:00 PM   |  #4  
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AWESOME!!! They both work like a charm!!!

Since you have to pay for SK Tools I guess I will go with the freeware...but thanks again this was exactly what i needed and very user friendly!
27th September 2007, 07:20 PM   |  #5  
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27th September 2007, 07:45 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by mrram

Use ResHacker(http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/) and make sure u have some your files formated as .ico. U can find such files @

http://browse.deviantart.com/customi...=9&alltime=yes

http://www.iconarchive.com/category/...ion-icons.html

http://www.crystalxp.net/


Ive got a question about using ResHacker...what file format do the icons have to be in? Ive got them in .ico also I am trying to put a icon to an application that doesnt currently have one do you know how I can do this in Res Hacker



In SKtools: I'm having problems with the icon format as well...any idea what format its looking for?


I guess I spoke to soon about them running perfect
27th September 2007, 07:58 PM   |  #7  
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In ResHacker open file u want to change the icon of, then hit the action button, and then replace icon. However, with some .exe or .dll files u cannot change there icons.
17th October 2008, 03:14 AM   |  #8  
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any help on this one. I have shortcut creator and for some reason when i point it to the Lnk file then to the ico file it just makes a duplicate and renames the old .bak. the icons don't change?

I tried the sk iconmaker and it won't show any of my ico files in the folder.

how can you change icons?
17th October 2008, 12:17 PM   |  #9  
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Well, You could do it manually. To change the icon of all shortcuts download a registry editor (PHM RegEdit is free and great), Then goto HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\inkfile\defaulticon.Edit the string value "default" to the path to the icon you whant all shortcuts to have. The path must lead to a exe, dll or ico file.

DOWNLOAD rViwer TO MANAGE ICON IN dll FILES
http://www.freewarepocketpc.net/ppc-...ewer-v0-2.html
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17th October 2008, 01:26 PM   |  #10  
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this stuff is gold thanks for all the links.

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