Can not change icon for C:\<User Name>\Desktop


  1.    05 Aug 2009 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2009
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    Vista Ultimate x64
    Local Time: 06:19

    Can not change icon for C:\<User Name>\Desktop


    Hello I am new here and need a little help

    I have Vista Ultimate x64 and when I click start then click on my user name all personal files come up however "Desktop" has a standard icon instead of the Vista default icon

    I right click on it hit properties but there is no customize tab so I tried to edit the desktop.ini file it is currently:

    [.ShellClassInfo]
    LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21769
    IconResource=%SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll,-183

    Nothing still the standard folder icon so I think for some reason it is flagged as a system file when it should be flagged as non-system file

    I also tried right clicking the desktop -> personalize hit change desktop icon highlight my user name click restore defaults hit apply then then ok and nothing

    I did reboot my PC after making all of the above changes

    If I could get it back to the default icon that would be great thanks

    EDIT: forgot to mention the customize tab is there if I click on other folders clike C:\Fraps for example
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  2.    05 Aug 2009 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2009
    Posts : 618
    Vista Home Premium 32bit
    Local Time: 05:19


     

    Re: Can not change icon for C:\<User Name>\Desktop


    Personal User Shell Folders

    This link should help.
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  3.    05 Aug 2009 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2009
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    Vista Ultimate x64
    Local Time: 06:19


      Thread Starter

    Re: Can not change icon for C:\<User Name>\Desktop


    thanks it worked
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Can not change icon for C:\<User Name>\Desktop

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