Windows 10: Taking Ownership of Default Icons in CLSID (GUID)

  1.    10 Jul 2016 #1

    Taking Ownership of Default Icons in CLSID (GUID)


    Hi Guys,

    I refer to the Complete List of CLSID Key Shortcuts, which I found right here on tenforums to change the icons in my Control Panel. To do this, I need to take ownership of each of the Default Icon, which makes me wonder if there any risks associated with doing so. If yes, what might they be?


    Regards,
    Andrew
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  2. Posts : 2,527
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.483
       13 Jul 2016 #2

    I am not sure I understand your question. The tutorial you refer to is for creating new shortcuts that you can put on your desktop or in the taskbar and start menu. I would not try to change the existing icons in the Control Panel which are integral to the W10 operating system.
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