[Release] My Desktop Icons

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[Release] My Desktop Icons

Post by MrNxDmX » Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:26 pm

This addon will change your icons for following: My Computer, My Documents, My Network Places and Recycle Bin.
Icons are installed in Windows\Resources\Icons. You can choose other icons if you dont like. Or you can edit the addon with your taste.
I just wanted to share an easy way, thats not hacking any files.
nJoy :P

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Download: NR_DesktopIcons_Addon.cab
Rapidshare Mirror: http://rapidshare.com/files/98290974/NR ... n.cab.html
Size: 718 KB / MD5: 41C75A6595809B6573475F0F9016B7C0

Changelog:
2007-02-18: Re-compressed the addon for smaller size.
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Post by RaGhul » Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:14 pm

DmX,
Hey, this addon works great! Just one thing: Now, the rest of my icons don't match!! :P

No, but seriously, I installed it just now with the .inf file, and it's MUCH faster than Vista Icon Pack.

You think you could make another pack (or add to this one) to include ALL the Vista icons? (In other words, like VIP, but faster and less bloat!!)

:wink:

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Post by MrNxDmX » Tue Feb 13, 2007 1:23 am

You are welcome RaGhul. Its the windows itself allows me to change the desktop icons. There is no way to change the other icons without editing the files (w/ reshacker).
You can delete the reg keys created bt addon to see the default icons.
Sorry for the confusion.
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Post by RaGhul » Wed Feb 14, 2007 2:39 pm

Man, that sucks!! :( :(

Oh, well. Thx anyway.

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Post by mr_smartepants » Sat Feb 17, 2007 11:55 am

Just an FYI, this pack didn't work for me.
It might be conflicting with the other theme addons I added. The filecopy went OK but the M$ original Icons were waiting for me on the desktop. This was in VM.
I'll troubleshoot some more and report back.

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Post by mr_smartepants » Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:10 am

Nope, still not working. Here's the order I do things.
1) Nlite to extract fresh XP source and make removals/tweaks/themes.
2) Boooggy's WMP11 integrator (works flawlessly!)
3) RVM integrator to use 2.1.7 update pack as well as various addons (left open).
4) BTS driverpacks
5) Make minor reg tweaks, verify .sif and .inf tweaks.
6) RVM integrator to build ISO.

Looks like my theme tweaks in nlite are what's breaking this addon. In the nlite.in_ file there's a reg patch to restore shell icons back to normal.

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HKLM,"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons","29",0x00000000,"%11%\shell32.dll,50"
Would this break the desktop icons too?
It's a tough one to crack. I've been wrestling with it for the past two days, installed via VM about 6 times so far.
Here's my list of addons.

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BTSbg_Addon_v1.0.CAB
cursor_NR_CursorsAIO_Addon_1.7.7z
Kels_MSConfig_addon_v1.CAB
LZ_Bitstream_Vera_Fonts_Addon_v1.0.rar
LZ_DejaVu_Fonts_Addon_v1.0.rar
LZ_Vista_Fonts_Addon_v1.0.rar
MrsP_Absolutist_Flash_Games_Addon_v1.0.1.cab
MrsP_Neave_Flash_Games_Addon_v1.0.1.cab
NR_DesktopIcons_Addon.cab
NR_IE7en_Addon_1.0.0.7z
NR_VistaUAP_Addon_1.1.cab
PatchAddon_AIO_v3.7z
Ricks_VistaRTMFonts_AddOn_v1.1.7z
Ricktendo_VistasoundsAddOn.rar
RogueSpearAddonsDotNET30.zip
RVMAddons_1.8.1.7z
RVMAddonsDX9_1.2.7z
RVMAddonsWGA_1.5.723.1.7z
Theme_MSSignedThemes_v2.2_Addon.7z
App_Addons+Arcade+Pack+5.0.cab
App_Foxy_7-Zip_4.42_Addon_v1.0.cab
App_ProgramAddons AnyDVD 6.1.2.3.cab
App_ProgramAddons CCleaner 1.37.456 Slim.cab
App_ProgramAddons uTorrent 1.6.1.490.cab
App_ProgramAddons_Firefox_2.0.0.1.cab
App_ProgramAddons_Skype_3.0.32.215.cab
App_ProgramAddons_SpeedFan_4.31.cab
App_ReapersPDF093Addon.cab

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Post by MrNxDmX » Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:27 am

mr_smartepants, i am not sure, but that nlite tweak would break the icons.
Normally, the addreg section runs at t13. If nlite tweak runs after that, you will lose the settings. You can look at the addon's inf file for the addReg section it uses. Run it after logon, or add them in nlite.inf file.

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Post by mr_smartepants » Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:51 am

Damn! :evil:
OK, guess I have to learn theme-addon building now.
sigh...

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Post by ahmerkhan » Fri Apr 06, 2007 3:15 pm

MrNxDmX, Plz if you can include FOLDER icons...I don't like original XP folders look....:)
Nice Addon ...;)

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Post by MrNxDmX » Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:11 am

Are there any specific ones that you want to see? I have lots of folder icons.

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Post by ahmerkhan » Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:23 am

MrNxDmX wrote:Are there any specific ones that you want to see? I have lots of folder icons.
I would love to see VISTA RTM's Folder Icons... :wink:

Other than folder Icons I am interested to change some other Icons...

Harddisk Icon
CD-Rom Icon
USB Flash Memory Icon

My Music,My pictures ,My Videos Icons [They are subfolders in Mydocs]

I think a complete some of these Icons will change the entire Xp Look...
If you can make another Vista Icons Lite pack,We will definitely appreciate your work.... :D

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Post by mr_smartepants » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:48 am

mindcurd wrote:
MrNxDmX wrote:Are there any specific ones that you want to see? I have lots of folder icons.
I would love to see VISTA RTM's Folder Icons... :wink:

If you can make another Vista Icons Lite pack,We will definitely appreciate your work.... :D
I agree. I prefer the look of the Vista Transformation Pack without having to install the entire suite. Just the Icons would be perfect, as mindcurd said...A 'lite' pack.
That would be very appreciated. :D

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Post by ahmerkhan » Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:44 pm

MrNxDmX,...Where are you...? :D

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Post by MrNxDmX » Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:33 am

Sorry for late reply. As most of us know, we cant modify icons without patching dll files. I have found a feature of winXp and that helped me build this addon. I will look in one other way in order to change the files' icons, but i cant give promise.

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Post by ahmerkhan » Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:13 am

thanks MrnDmx....:)

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Post by MrNxDmX » Tue May 01, 2007 9:59 pm

Good news :)

I found a way to change the icons of files. Give me a list of some files, and i will make a test addon. Then maybe i can work harder with this addon, to make it as an icon change addon :wink:
But it will take time, no promise...
Also, gimme a collection of icon files, that you want to see in this addon.
And, tell me if you dont like the location of icons (they are located in C:\Windows\resources\Icons now).

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Post by ahmerkhan » Thu May 03, 2007 2:24 pm

We want to see VISTA ICONS...:)
http://www.joejoe.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=219

Vista Transformation Icon setup files Patch is the only option for me...

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Post by odyn1982 » Thu May 03, 2007 2:44 pm

Hihi...1165 icons :shock: I want to see this new pack so good luck :D

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Post by shahed26 » Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:48 pm

hi the download link is not working, please reupload.

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Post by MrNxDmX » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:13 pm

shahed26 wrote:hi the download link is not working, please reupload.
Link works ok. If you're using a download manager check its referrer. It must start with sth like http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/...

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Post by shahed26 » Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:39 pm

hi i did check the link with and without download manager, it comes up with Forbidden error. i just need the addon to slipstream into xp cd. thank you

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Post by MrNxDmX » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:44 pm

^Added rapidshare mirror in first post.

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Post by newsposter » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:58 pm

I can email you a 7 Mb 7z file that has a pile of .icl (Icon Libraries) that in turn carry a couple of hundred public domain/freeware icons.

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Post by MrNxDmX » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:23 pm

Thanks newsposter, but i cant work on new addons now. Too busy with real life :(

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