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August 30, 2005 6:27:23 PM

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Hi all,

I've found out , that u can go here to edit what icons
appear for different things etc including removable
disks.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \
explorer \ Shell Icons

I see you can use 7 to change removable disk icons.

Can you use/add more than 1 7 here (in the registry), if u have more than 1
removable disk??

I've got an Ipod, a 7-1 internal USB2 card reader, and a usb key, I have the
icons I want to use (atm, I've created a shortcut on the desktop in XP for
these).

BUT would like the icons for them to appear in My computer. NOT on the
desktop. Can u do this??

It just saves me clogging up the desktop with a different icon for the same
device in My computer.

Any info appreciated

Thanx
August 30, 2005 6:27:24 PM

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This will let you do what you desire. http://www.phm.lu/Products/PC/Plus/
"Paul" <noone@myhouse.com> wrote in message
news:D f0g66$qcn$1@lust.ihug.co.nz...
> Hi all,
>
> I've found out , that u can go here to edit what icons
> appear for different things etc including removable
> disks.
>
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \
> explorer \ Shell Icons
>
> I see you can use 7 to change removable disk icons.
>
> Can you use/add more than 1 7 here (in the registry), if u have more than
> 1 removable disk??
>
> I've got an Ipod, a 7-1 internal USB2 card reader, and a usb key, I have
> the icons I want to use (atm, I've created a shortcut on the desktop in XP
> for these).
>
> BUT would like the icons for them to appear in My computer. NOT on the
> desktop. Can u do this??
>
> It just saves me clogging up the desktop with a different icon for the
> same device in My computer.
>
> Any info appreciated
>
> Thanx
>
>
>
August 30, 2005 6:31:45 PM

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I forgot to mention, I use StyleXP.

BUT I can't seem to find any themes etc, that include icons for removable
disks.

Or would anyone know where I could some kind of file for StyleXP that does
the same thing?? As well as an icon
for a digital camera. And a digital video cam.




"Paul" <noone@myhouse.com> wrote in message
news:D f0g66$qcn$1@lust.ihug.co.nz...
> Hi all,
>
> I've found out , that u can go here to edit what icons
> appear for different things etc including removable
> disks.
>
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \
> explorer \ Shell Icons
>
> I see you can use 7 to change removable disk icons.
>
> Can you use/add more than 1 7 here (in the registry), if u have more than
> 1 removable disk??
>
> I've got an Ipod, a 7-1 internal USB2 card reader, and a usb key, I have
> the icons I want to use (atm, I've created a shortcut on the desktop in XP
> for these).
>
> BUT would like the icons for them to appear in My computer. NOT on the
> desktop. Can u do this??
>
> It just saves me clogging up the desktop with a different icon for the
> same device in My computer.
>
> Any info appreciated
>
> Thanx
>
>
>
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August 30, 2005 7:36:22 PM

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Thanx Glen, I'll check it out

Cheers

"Glen" <glenrobrts@_NOSPAM_mail.com> wrote in message
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> This will let you do what you desire.
> http://www.phm.lu/Products/PC/Plus/
> "Paul" <noone@myhouse.com> wrote in message
> news:D f0g66$qcn$1@lust.ihug.co.nz...
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've found out , that u can go here to edit what icons
>> appear for different things etc including removable
>> disks.
>>
>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \
>> explorer \ Shell Icons
>>
>> I see you can use 7 to change removable disk icons.
>>
>> Can you use/add more than 1 7 here (in the registry), if u have more than
>> 1 removable disk??
>>
>> I've got an Ipod, a 7-1 internal USB2 card reader, and a usb key, I have
>> the icons I want to use (atm, I've created a shortcut on the desktop in
>> XP for these).
>>
>> BUT would like the icons for them to appear in My computer. NOT on the
>> desktop. Can u do this??
>>
>> It just saves me clogging up the desktop with a different icon for the
>> same device in My computer.
>>
>> Any info appreciated
>>
>> Thanx
>>
>>
>>
>
>
August 30, 2005 8:40:49 PM

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Thats what I was after Glen.

Thanks for the link!


"Paul" <noone@myhouse.com> wrote in message
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> Thanx Glen, I'll check it out
>
> Cheers
>
> "Glen" <glenrobrts@_NOSPAM_mail.com> wrote in message
> news:%23r2HxDRrFHA.3060@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>> This will let you do what you desire. http://www.phm.lu/Products/PC/Plus/
>> "Paul" <noone@myhouse.com> wrote in message
>> news:D f0g66$qcn$1@lust.ihug.co.nz...
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I've found out , that u can go here to edit what icons
>>> appear for different things etc including removable
>>> disks.
>>>
>>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \
>>> explorer \ Shell Icons
>>>
>>> I see you can use 7 to change removable disk icons.
>>>
>>> Can you use/add more than 1 7 here (in the registry), if u have more
>>> than 1 removable disk??
>>>
>>> I've got an Ipod, a 7-1 internal USB2 card reader, and a usb key, I have
>>> the icons I want to use (atm, I've created a shortcut on the desktop in
>>> XP for these).
>>>
>>> BUT would like the icons for them to appear in My computer. NOT on the
>>> desktop. Can u do this??
>>>
>>> It just saves me clogging up the desktop with a different icon for the
>>> same device in My computer.
>>>
>>> Any info appreciated
>>>
>>> Thanx
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
!