Windows 10: Using a custom explorer.exe - Anyone got it working?

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    Windows 10 Pro x64 and Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
       19 Sep 2015 #1

    Using a custom explorer.exe - Anyone got it working?

    I'm trying to use a custom explorer.exe (well, replacing a icon in explorer). When I do this, I get error 0xc0000142.

    I've tried just replacing explorer with Windows 7's explorer (as the icon I wanted to use was Windows 7's explorer icon, and I was also curious to see how the shell would change with 7's explorer). I tried two methods; directly replacing explorer, and using group policy editor to allow custom shells. No luck with either, I still get the error mentioned above. Anyone tried replacing explorer? Did it work?

    Edit: Downloading OldNewExplorer. Will update post if it works.

    Edit 2: Worked until reboot.
    Last edited by IGNH10; 19 Sep 2015 at 15:03.
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