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[System Customize] Change folder icon while still able to see the file

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Before editing:

Attached File  1.jpg   148.02KB   0 downloads

 

Empty :   nothing in it

Full:        only one folder in it

Full2:      1 non-folder file in it

Full3:      2 non-folder files in it

 

 

<*spoiler*>by changing registry value: Attached File  2.jpg   95.91KB   0 downloads<*/spoiler*>

 

 

After editing:

Attached File  3.jpg   34.08KB   0 downloads

 

 

Only the Empty folder icon gets changed. For any other types of folder icon, they are not changed.

 

 

Conclusion:

The windows folder icon is dynamic. Rather than changing itself from "image" to "image", it actually "deviants" itself with the file inside.

 

And I really do not want to turn off thumbnail view for folders......

 

Question:

1, How can I make the other 3 types of folder change as well? since the folder doesn't actually change if you look carefully. They just got overlaid by those thumbnails.

2, Where can I find information about how the folder icon works(or thumbnail works)? I am sure that it is not as simple as changing the icon entirely when a folder is made/modified.

 

 

Specs:

Attached File  4.jpg   25.02KB   0 downloads

 

 

 

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