This has been around since for ever, now it's a 4kb file. Where did MS decide to stash all the icons? I use them when illustrating user manuals and this is a big deal not having access.
In earlier Windows builds, icon resource files were embedded in some DLL
in the directory
Since Windows 10 version 1903, they have been relocated to:
There is now a new extension for these files
.mun instead of
(which still exist in
syswow64 sub folders.
imageres.dll is now found in
You now can edit icons from
SystemResources more easily, as there are no
digital signatures to worry about or
system32 files to edit.
There are still some files in
system32 that contain icons,
but most have been relocated.