Windows 10: Start panel icon size Solved

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  1. Cliff S's Avatar
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       15 May 2016 #31

    The same can go for anything in File Explorer.
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  2. Hopachi's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       15 May 2016 #32

    FenceFurniture said: View Post
    The icons on the top right are for the three external drives Samsung (D), LG BD RW (E), Sandisk (F). If I copy the xml & png files for them and try to cntl V into "This PC" absolutely nothing happens - not even a warning to nick off, and if I try to drag them there I get a little no entry icon following the cursor (and this was pretty much expected).

    So I got those miserable little icons there by sending shortcuts for the drives to the desktop, renaming and just changing the normal icon to the ones I made.

    As near as I can tell I can only get larger icons in the start menu by copying the xml &png, so if I can't paste them there then perhaps I'm stuck with the tiny ones?
    Cliff S said: View Post
    I tried several ways and nothing worked.
    Maybe @Hopachi knows a way.
    Need to wait until he shows up again.
    The problem is these are drive and not programs, files, or folder, where you can put the XML and PNG next to them. I tried creating a shortcut(was able to customize the shortcut icon) and placing the shortcut icon in a folder with the tile pack, but whenever pind to start, it just used the icon and not the tile pack.

    I even tried placing the folder containing shortcut, XML, and PNG directly in:

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    C:\Users\Cliff S\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

    But neither worked.
    No way to paste something in This PC; that's not a folder.

    Disk drives don't work with the XML method.
    Too bad.

    It seems that WinTiler app is able to pin custom disk drives.
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    But the custom tiles require permission to open with someting called Tiler (the app?)... I still didn't got that part going.
    This was all pretty good with the trial the app the full version is about 1euro in the Store.
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