Questions about using and changing icons on your computer.

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Where can i find the system broken image icon file

I am looking for the broken image file that the system uses when images break. I am on osx, but I don't really mind if i get the windows file instead. I would like the file that the system uses - I ...
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How to change the appearance of empty folders in finder?

I'm looking for a way to change the appearance of empty folders within finder in order to distinguish them from folders with contents. Does anyone know of a way to do this, either through third ...
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How to add Force Quit Icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have just migrated from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. As most of the UI elements have been changed I don't know to add Force quit icon, which is needed for most of the not responding applications. So, how ...
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Sort icons in Finder window

Where do you enable the option (if there's any) to automatically sort and line up the icons in a Finder window, when you resize it? I have the default Windows behaviour in mind where the icons take ...
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Remove multiple dimension icons from ico file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which software can be used to create icons? My question is opposite of this question. In my ico file, there are many ico files in one single ico file, and I need to get ...
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Google Chrome 'ruined' after someone else logged in

Google Chrome was the default browser that came with my laptop. I have a Google account which I was logged into Chrome with. Someone else logged into my chrome using their account which has resulted ...
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How to change the font color of the desktop icon while running DreamScene

I have a problem using DreamScene, that software is used to make video files into desktop background (like animated wallpaper). The problem is when I activate DreamScene, the video file become my ...
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How to change icons in LibreOffice toolbars?

I personally find (you're free to disagree) LibreOffice's toolbar icons ugly and not quite intuitive, so I decided to replace them... if I only knew how... Any advice? (I'm especially interested in ...
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Icon not changing

As you can see in the first image, I have selected always open with notepad++ program. But, the problem is that the all the php files are opening with notepad++ program but the icons doesn't change. ...
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Show filename as part of the file icon on MacOS

Is there a way to make a sort of dynamic icon that will show the filename as part of the icon instead of at the bottom/right of the icon? I am running Snow Leopard.
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why must I frequently rebuild the icon cache in windows 7?

Every few days of usage this will randomly occur on my windows 7 pro 64-bit pc: All explorer entries in the task bar will revert to the generic non-icon. If I try to run anything from start->run, ...
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How do you disable Icon grid snapping in Windows 7?

Remember the "Snap to Grid" context menu option when you right clicked the desktop? Well I was trying to arrange my icons in a certain way (like a brick stagger), and it was a no go. They just kept ...
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Windows 7 icons shuffling

I have a client's computer that seems to have issues with icons that shuffle around. I've already tried to align them to a grid and turn off "auto arrange". It seems like that doesn't fix the issue. ...
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How do you customize the icon on a USB stick?

When I used my USB stick to install Ubuntu, the USB appears with an Ubuntu icon in My Computer. Is it possible to customize this icon to something I want?
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Gnome Settings - gsettings vs gconftool-2

In Gnome 3 desktop icons are hidden by default. I tried to show them this way gconftool-2 --set -t bool /org/gnome/desktop/background/show-desktop-icons true It didn't work. So i tried: gsettings ...
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Add an icon to Internet Explorer pinned site on the taskbar

Is there a way to add an icon to a pinned Internet Explorer page on the task-bar? One of the sites I have pinned does not and it is very ugly and I have no idea what site it is because the icon is ...
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How can I create a 24-bit PNG with alpha and no transparency in Fireworks CS3?

We're creating icons for a mobile app, and the developers have asked for very specific files. One needs to be 48px x 48px and has to be a 24-bit PNG with alpha and no transparency. I'm using ...
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I mistakenly assigned .exe files as .txt, issue resolved but icons won't change.?

I mistakenly assigned a .exe file with .txt file. All the programs stopped working, but, then I resolved the issue using Microsoft fixit tool. Now all programs work well, but, still the icons are ...
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Looking for “super icons” to organize Windows 7 Quick Launch toolbar

I am looking for special icons (I'll call them "super icons" here) for the Windows 7 Quick Launch toolbar. These super icons, as I envision them, have the property that, upon clicking one of them, ...
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Desktop icons arranged differently depending on where I'm logging in

When I RDP into my server from home, my desktop icons are arranged the way I want them; but when I log in from anywhere else, they're all bunched up on the left. I have no idea how this can happen; ...
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Sites folder icon is incorrect in Finder sidebar on Mac OS X Lion

I recently did a clean install of Mac OS X Lion. Now, I can't figure out why the icon for the Sites folder in the finder sidebar is just a regular folder and not the special Sites icon it used to be. ...
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desktop gadgets obscure icons

I'm using Windows 7 with pretty basic configuration. I have a few dekstop gadgets (clock, cpu and network meter, etc) which for some reason obscure the desktop icons. As far as I could understand this ...
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How can I change a file type's default program while keeping its current default icon on Windows 7

Let's say I want to open XML files in Notepad, I can change the default program through Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program. However, that ...
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Change icon positions from the command line?

Is it possible to use the Windows command line to get or change the positions of icons the screen? For example, I can drag and move a file's icon on my desktop. How would I retrieve that position ...
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Windows 7 desktop icons randomly

After reboots, my Windows 7 desktop icons will randomly change size. I am referring to the icons with a gray border around them. A search has not yielded me a working resolution. How do I fix this?
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Windows 7 Taskbar Never Combine, Show Labels Only, No Icon

In Windows 7, in the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties, there is an option to Never Combine which shows both an icon and accompanying text. I have seen people who want Never Combine but want no ...
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Accessing external HDD on different Windows computers with the same path

I have a external HDD and have a folder in it called icons\ which stores all the custom icons (yes, I'm nostalgic!) for the different folders on my drive. But when I open my hard-drive on a different ...
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How to get rid of these unwanted icon from desktop toolbars in Windows 7?

Please look the picture in the following link. How to get rid of these unwanted icon from desktop toolbars?
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Moving Icons from one page to another in the Windows 7 Taskbar

As a programmer I have a tonne of icons pinned to my Task Bar (Visual Studios / 5 Different Browsers / Etc...) When you reach enough icons to fill the bar it flips the rest onto a 2nd page that they ...
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Can I change the icon used to identify profiles in Google Chrome web browser?

I'd like to make the profile icons in chrome more meaningful. E.g. a pic of the profile's user, my company's logo for my work profile.
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Missing icons/applications in windows 7

I just started a new session on my windows7 laptop to find everythings missing. My desktop is "empty" and everything in the windows menu seems to be missing. I can reach the apps (like google chrome ...
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Xfce - minimizing windows to tray (iconifying)

For XFCE (v. 4.8), I'm searching for possible options to minimize windows to tray (iconify). This means that 1) they're not in the window listing and 2) they're not in the alt+TAB menu and 3) when ...
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A way to organize desktop icons?

I have already looked at Fences from another SuperUser post, but it doesn't really fit what I am looking for. I have noticed that some laptops (I am a desktop user) come bundled with little ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar Icons Randomly Disappearing

This is a problem that i'm totally stumped on. Taskbar Icons that are pinned, as well as open program thumbs keep disappearing. This is totally random, no set pattern. I've tried updating drivers ...
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How do I create .cur and .ani custom cursors for Windows 7

I am trying to figure out how to make custom mouse cursors for Windows 7. I understand that the preferred file format is in .ani and .cur - however I have yet to find a legitimate program that will ...
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Is there a way to easily set the icon a folder uses?

I want to have certain folders show a picture I made my own instead of having to use the properties and specifying an *.ico file. Is there a way to use a *.jpg or *.png or *.gif or something like that ...
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Can I have the Windows 7 taskbar pinned icons change like they do when unpinned?

I just discovered that if Windows Explorer is unpinned from my taskbar it displays the icon of the currently active folder. This is what I see if it's pinned But if it's unpinned I see the current ...
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Chrome extension icons fritzing out

I'm having trouble diagnosing this in part because I don't know what to look for on Google. About a week ago my Adblock and download icons on Chrome went all "noisy": These noisy bits blur around ...
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Windows: Making Windows Explorer distinctive (changing background color or file/folder icons) for specific folder

Is there a way to change the background color in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 when the current folder being displayed meets a certain condition? Or is there a way I can change the icons of the ...
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internet explorer 9 status bar add icons

I want to add some icons on the internet explorer 9 status bar. The status bar is enabled, but it only shows me the icons/information of the page zoom. I would like to have the icon showing ...
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What are the keymappings for the LibreOffice AutoCorrect “Accept with”?

LibreOffice has a pretty limited method of assigning the key to accept autocorrections, I know what three of the five options are, but have no idea what the other two options represent. LibreOffice ...
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What is the “Circle With A Vertical Line” icon appearing on removable disk icons?

In Windows 7, a removable disk's icon sometimes has a smaller icon in its corner similar to the 0/1 icons resembling power on/off. Look: I don't remember the small thing appearing there before. It ...
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Where is the Windows 7 games icon located?

I've created my own Games folder on my data drive and i'd like to add a picture to the default folder icon: Right-Click on Folder > Properties > Customize > Folder Pictures > Choose ...
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Application icons are gone

Today I have installed an exe icon changer application unfortunately this application did not work as expected, so I decided to uninstall this... I can't remember the application name, but I remember ...
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How to force windows to show new icons?

I have windows 7 and I have a little problem when change folders icon. I have an external hard disk and I have lots of icons on it. I want to change their icons. this is content of my desktop.ini: ...
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Missing Icons in User Folder

I have looked thru google about 10 different times over the last month and I have had it. Randomly my icons in my user folder vanish (See photo) Also "My Computer" hangs and the icons on the right ...
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How to overlay an icon like the tick sync in Dropbox?

How exactly do you overlay an icon? Like a shortcut icon on Windows? For example, Dropbox overlayed the icons on the files and folders with a tick sign, indicating that they are in sync with the ...
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Perserve icon with rsync

I was under the impression from here among other research, that rsync was the command used to sync directories and any contents they have. I have tried the following commands: rsync -avzr ...
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Folder icon choice

The "classic" folder icon is a horizontal manila folder but the new folder icons are vertical folders which look like an open book. Is there any way to change the folder icons to the classic style in ...
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Show different directory icons in windows explorer depending on ownership

In the Windows file explorer - Is there a way to give a certain icon to directories which I own? In Windows xp? In Windows 7? Henrik