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  1. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #80

    Hi All,

    Still doesnt work for me ? I tried the new .reg file but it still stops me pinning icons to the taskbar ? Also tried the reg addition ....shell32.dll etc (incidently I have a shell icons folder in my registry now?) which worked for a while but then after a recent restart I had black boxes where the shortcut arrows should have been!

    Guess I'll just stick with the arrows

    Mick
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,424
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       14 Aug 2015 #81

    pomak249 said: View Post
    Hi All,

    Still doesnt work for me ? I tried the new .reg file but it still stops me pinning icons to the taskbar ? Also tried the reg addition ....shell32.dll etc (incidently I have a shell icons folder in my registry now?) which worked for a while but then after a recent restart I had black boxes where the shortcut arrows should have been!

    Guess I'll just stick with the arrows

    Mick
    Hello Mick,

    Did you restart the PC afterwards to fully apply to see how it works then?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 47
    Win10
       14 Aug 2015 #82

    Just tried all your variations, Brink, but the only thing that worked was Ace's suggestion of changing the shell icons entry to shell32.dll,-50

    That seems to work with the minimum alterations to the registry.

    Bob Frost
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 47
    Win10
       14 Aug 2015 #83

    bobfrost said: View Post
    Just tried all your variations, Brink, but the only thing that worked was Ace's suggestion of changing the shell icons entry to shell32.dll,-50

    That seems to work with the minimum alterations to the registry.

    Bob Frost
    Aaaagh!! OK after one reboot, but after a second or third, I get black squares.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,424
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       14 Aug 2015 #84

    bobfrost said: View Post
    Aaaagh!! OK after one reboot, but after a second or third, I get black squares.
    Yep, that's why I left the tutorial to use the transparent icon with outline for now.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 76
    Win10 Pro
       14 Aug 2015 #85

    Not to be nitpicky ("But you are, Blanche, you ARE!") but you don't need to reboot to apply the changes, you can just sign out (<Winkey+x>, <u>, <enter>) and sign back on. Can save time if you are doing a lot of experimenting and testing different Registry changes.
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  7. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 59
    Win 10 Home
       15 Aug 2015 #86

    wpcoe said: View Post
    Not to be nitpicky ("But you are, Blanche, you ARE!") but you don't need to reboot to apply the changes, you can just sign out (<Winkey+x>, <u>, <enter>) and sign back on. Can save time if you are doing a lot of experimenting and testing different Registry changes.
    For safety sake...I make a new Restore Point before making the changes, another new immediately after, and then ShutDown/Cold Start to allow everything to come up with a clean memory.

    Am I wrong in this?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       17 Aug 2015 #87

    bobfrost said: View Post
    Aaaagh!! OK after one reboot, but after a second or third, I get black squares.
    For me, the black squares are present for a while after booting (5 minutes?) but then go away.
    If that doesn't happen, try restarting File Explorer after a little bit.

    Edit: Just tested, and squares persist for about 90 seconds after logging in (on my slow laptop) before disappearing.. You might just have to wait for a while.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       17 Aug 2015 #88

    Brink said: View Post
    Yep, that's why I left the tutorial to use the transparent icon with outline for now.
    Can you state this in the tutorial?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  10. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,424
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       17 Aug 2015 #89

    Ace said: View Post
    Can you state this in the tutorial?
    That posted icon causing the black icons for some is not in the tutorial.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 
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