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I am personalizing the look of my Windows 10. So far I have been able to change almost every single icon to my custom style, but I seem to be unable to change the star icon of Quick Access to something else.

This is what it looks like at the moment:

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I have tried using a DLL editor to edit imageres.dll, but the Quick Access icon does not seem to be in there.

Is it possible to change this icon through any means necessary?

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Change Quick Access Icon in File Explorer in Windows 10

This is a Registry tweak taken from winaero.com

  1. Open Registry Editor.
  2. Go to the following Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID
  3. Right click on the CLSID in the key pane (the registry hierarchy, in the left pane) and select "New" → "Key".
  4. Name it {679f85cb-0220-4080-b29b-5540cc05aab6}.  This will be for a custom icon which will affect only your user account.
  5. Right Click on {679f85cb-0220-4080-b29b-5540cc05aab6} in the key pane and select "New" → "Key".
  6. Name it DefaultIcon.
  7. Now select the DefaultIcon key (folder) and look to the value pane (the right pane) and, where says (Default) REG_SZ (value not set), right click on the (Default) and set the string value to the full path of the icon file you want to set; e.g., C:\Setting\Icons\QA.ico, or you can use system icons by using strings like imageres.dll,-1024.
  8. Once this is done, restart the Explorer shell or sign out and sign in again to your user account. If it doesn't help, refresh the icon cache.
  9. Done.

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