I have a nice icon for Netflix in the correct format for Windows (Netflix.ico). How do I use it. If I tell Windows to change icon, it shows a bunch of icons in The current icon seems to be in %SystemRoot%\system32\Shell32.dll. That is a file, not a folder. How do I get my nice icon in there?
You can also browse in other folders, not just in this "folder".
Simply click Browse at the dialog and search for your
Just to be that guy, it IS possible to edit shell32.dll and insert your desired .ico. I am basing my guide on this page.
Just a couple notes, you can easily make your OWN .dll with icons instead of messing with the system .dlls. Shouldn't matter, but what if some poor program tried to write to a certain entry and you already had it. Just make a copy of an existing .dll with icons. open the cop, remove all the old ones (one like shell32 has alot but wmp.dll just has a few for example) add your own, and save your copy. then you can rename it whatever you like.
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