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Icon question - really not important

shrimply

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Jan 5, 2008
Messages
457
Location
Galashiels, Scottish Borders
PC Experience
Beginner
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#1
Purely a visuals question here, As a lot of you probably know widows vistas default has icons that look like this for the usual picture, documents etc.



I've been trying to organise my files because they're a complete mess, but in order to make things look as tidy as possible I'd like to be able to use a similar icon for the folders that I create. But it doesn't seem to be easily do-able.

I'm not talented enough to make copies myself, but perhaps if I could find where the icons in vista were stored I could edit them slightly and re safe them to use as needed.

Any solutions are welcome although I know most of you will think its a bit daft, and I could of course be being really dim and it is very simple to do.
 

shrimply

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Jan 5, 2008
Messages
457
Location
Galashiels, Scottish Borders
PC Experience
Beginner
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#4
Thanks, I'm actually quite proud of my self. With a lot of online searching I managed to find where windows had "hidden" the translucent folders and I figured out how to use the information,lol. So its all good.

Shame they don't work like normal folder and won't display a chosen file in the icon but I guess that's asking a bit much.