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  1. Joined : Mar 2015
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    Windows 10
       29 Jul 2015 #1

    Start Menu Custom Icons?


    Is it possible to swap out the default icon with custom one? I use to use a app called OblyTile within Windows 8 and would swap out my icons with custom ones. Is there anyway to do this in W10?
    Thanks.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Right now there is now way to do this. The icons come from each program/software/app and unless you can change that you can't change the icon on the start menu.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
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       29 Jul 2015 #3

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Right now there is now way to do this. The icons come from each program/software/app and unless you can change that you can't change the icon on the start menu.
    Hmmm. Thanks for the advance and the rapid response my friend.
    How do I go about changing the icon from each program/software/app?
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
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       30 Jul 2015 #4

    BeK said: View Post
    Hmmm. Thanks for the advance and the rapid response my friend.
    How do I go about changing the icon from each program/software/app?
    I thought about that last night and unless you can de-compile the executable.. change the icon and recompile the program/app there is no way that I'm aware of.

    sorry
    Jeff
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
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       30 Jul 2015 #5

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I thought about that last night and unless you can de-compile the executable.. change the icon and recompile the program/app there is no way that I'm aware of.

    sorry
    Jeff
    You can use the resource hacker to change the icon in the executable. You should not have to de-compile the executable.
    Here's the link: Resource Hacker
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
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       30 Jul 2015 #6

    topgundcp said: View Post
    You can use the resource hacker to change the icon in the executable. You should not have to de-compile the executable.
    Here's the link: Resource Hacker
    Thanks.. Never knew about that.. I'll try it out today
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  7. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #7

    Start Menu Custom Icons?


    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Thanks.. Never knew about that.. I'll try it out today
    Please let me know how you make out.
    I checked out the URL and everything on that page looks confusing to me. :-/
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
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       30 Jul 2015 #8

    BeK said: View Post
    Please let me know how you make out.
    It worked just fine for regular programs. I changed the ICON for Notepad2 with no issues. But I don't know if it will work for apps or not.

    Try it out.
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  9. Joined : Mar 2015
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    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #9

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    It worked just fine for regular programs. I changed the ICON for Notepad2 with no issues. But I don't know if it will work for apps or not.

    Try it out.
    When you say apps do you mean games?
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  10. Joined : Jan 2014
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       30 Jul 2015 #10

    BeK said: View Post
    When you say apps do you mean games?
    Apps from the Windows store.
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