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  1. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Pro
       14 Aug 2015 #1

    Fixed folder icons for OneDrive and Podcasts


    What my user folders looked like at first:

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    Notice how the OneDrive and Podcasts folders stick out due to the Windows 7/8-style folders icons.

    So I found an alternative OneDrive icon in the image shell32.dll in C:\Windows, extracted it and used that one (Windows 10-style icon).

    Then I created my own podcasts icon. I used the Windows 10-style folder paired with the Zune podcast icon to create my own custom icon. Here's the end result:

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    All of the folders match, now!!

    If you're interested in getting your hands on these folder .ico files yourself, they're attached below!

    Instructions:

    1) Download the ico files to a permanent location
    2) Start with C:\ then navigate to the parent folder of the folder you want to customize (like C:\Users\[USERFOLDER])
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    1. Right click the folder, select Properties
    2. Select the Customize tab
    3. Click "Change icon..."
    4. Then click "Browse..." and find where you saved your .ico file, and select it
    5. Click OK.

    Cheers,

    David

    Download: OneDrive.ico Podcast.ico

    (note the Podcasts shell folder only exists if you've installed the Zune software)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails OneDrive.png   Podcast.png  
    Last edited by davidvkimball; 14 Aug 2015 at 01:30.
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  2. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 436
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 Aug 2015 #2

    Nice. What software did you use to make the podcasts icon?
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  3. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Pro
       14 Aug 2015 #3

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    Nice. What software did you use to make the podcasts icon?
    I just copied the mic icon found in the Zune software's "My Podcasts" shell folder, used Photoshop to erase the Windows 7/8-style folder and isolate just the mic icon, then put it into the Windows 10-style folder.
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  4. Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 Aug 2015 #4

    So this icon is only at one resolution?
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  5. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Pro
       14 Aug 2015 #5

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    So this icon is only at one resolution?
    No it resizes itself appropriately. I copied each differently-sized MIC icon and paired it with each differently-sized Windows 10 folder icon.
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  6. Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 Aug 2015 #6

    OK, that's good.

    I don't think my CS5 version of Photoshop has native support for ICO files; so do you have a later version, or a plug-in?
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  7. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Pro
       14 Aug 2015 #7

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    OK, that's good.

    I don't think my CS5 version of Photoshop has native support for ICO files; so do you have a later version, or a plug-in?
    I actually use a program called IcoFX, but Photoshop also has an ico plugin but it's kind of weird. IcoFX is much better!
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  8. Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 Aug 2015 #8

    Thanks David
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  9. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Aug 2015 #9

    You're welcome, Nigel! Hope you find this useful. :]
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  10. Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    WIN10
       08 Oct 2015 #10

    hi David
    can you share 3D Objects icon
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