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how to make my own shell32.dll or whatever u what to call it. i tried doing some searches on msfn forum site & on microsofts site but nothing. what i want to do is to create my own .dll where i have my own icons in it that would just be added to my unattened cd, then if i wanted to change icons i would direct it to my new dll. or would it be easier just to copy winxp shell32 and remove everthing i don't need. all i want is to have the icons in it.

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i was looking @ that but i haven't used it @ all, so i was not sure whether or not that would work for what i want to do. thanks......

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why don't you try

shell packs

xpize is the best shell pack.. i think u love it

if u want to make ur own try editing shell32.dll with resource hacker program.

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Resource Hacker Read My Tut And Add Your Own Icons.

This Way You Can Add The Icons You Want To Have. You

Can Also Change Menus And Dialogs.

Example Of The Run Box Change

NewRunBox.PNG

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Ive downloaded Icon Packager and customized my icons and stuff then i saved the icon package.

now how do i add it to my Ua CD?

srry for my eng

Doohoodogg

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you have to use makecab and then once its cabbed replace the one on ur UACD

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Yes, but what file do i need to makecab, because ive copied the shell32.dll from my sytem32, i opened it with reshack, and no icons are changed, i think that icon packager has some kind of shell, and when you unnistall it the xp shell32.dll became active and the defaut icons are aplied.

Srry for my eng

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get all ur icons in a folder together then open shell32.dll with resource hacker, then goto action>replace icon. then simple find the file u want to replace and then click open file with new icon and browse to the icon u wish to use. once u have replaced all the icons u want.just save the file. it will create a backup of the original just incase.

PS : Gunsmokingman, what theme is that screenshot of cause it looks very smart.

Edited by ScubaSteve
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Thats exactly what ive done before posting the reply.It didn work!

Any ideea why?

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It A Theme I made my self. Thanks Here Is A Link For The Theme

My Grey Theme Sfx Please Note Some Of The Things Like Icons

And Any Changes Made To Dialogs, Are In My Shell Files.

ThemeGrey.jpg

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Hey, that Recycle BIN icon...did you get it from foood icons :P?

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Yes I use a combination of various Longhorn, fooods, Icons In The Shell

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Can anyone help me with my problem.

I repeat : I edited shell32.dll with my favorite icons then makecab-it and then put it on my Ua CD in i386 and after ive tested the XP, no icons changes, still the default icons.

I'm really p***ed off because of this, anyone says that they customize their shell32.dll the makecabit and then they put it on their Uacd and it works for them.

Whats wrong ?

Srry for my eng, i need hlp plss

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If you are adding updates to the XP CD then there are some that

will change the shell32.dll back to Microsoft shell32.dll

Where are you editing the shell32.dll, because if you try and

change it here \windows\system32\ then nothing will stay.

You have to move the shell32 or any files you plan on changing

to a folder outside of Windows.

Edited by gunsmokingman
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