Can't change icons in xp back 2 original

By kiyhkuj
Nov 14, 2007
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  1. Hi everybody :wave:. Thanku for all ur help so far and i hope u can help me on dis 1! well, I have win xp sp2 (AND VISTA!! DUAL BOOT!) and the icons seem to have messed up. Since I installed vtp7 (unistalled it) then installed brickopack vista, then uninstalled it, i can't change the icons back to normal xp icons again! :( Has anybody got any ideas on how to do this? Also, I have used loads of software to change icons but none seem to work and unfortunately when i installed the transformation pack i didn't make a backup file of shell32.dll file :dead:. Here's a thought: can you somehow post the shell32.dll file on the website so that i can download it?? if so PLZ do! thanku for any help in advance :D .
  2. Cerberus

    Cerberus Newcomer, in training Posts: 57

    hmmm.

    Have you tried installing the file from your xp cd? You could also try the windows repair tool.
  3. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 125

    Hi Cerberus. I'm glad you bothered to help me!! Unfortunately, i haven't got a xp cd as the xp OS was preinstalled when i got my laptop. Is there any other way or is there a tool I can download that can automatically do this for me? thnx for ur reply!
  4. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 125

    Why isn't anyone answering??? :angry:
  5. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 125

    Cerberus. I've just found the original shell32 file. How do i apply it to my system?
  6. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 125

    Forget it: I solved my problem!! yey!! :D :grinthumb. thanx for ur reply anyway cerberus.
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