Hidden Icons in Windows!

  • Monday, May 28, 2012
  • By Grant Fitzsimmons
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Hidden Icons in Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8

1. Right-Click your Desktop anywhere and mouse over New. Then, select Folder. 
2. Right click the New folder and click or tap properties.
3. Click Change Icon...
4. Type in the box one of the following unbold text.
5. Type one of these locations!

Icon Sets


Basic Icons, (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8):

%SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll
System Icons, (Windows Vista, 7, 8):

C:\WINDOWS\System32\imageres.dll
MS DOS (Windows 3.1, NT, 95, 98, XP):

%SystemRoot%\system32\moricons.dll
Windows 95/98 Basic Icons-Play:

%SystemRoot%\system32\pifmgr.dll
MSN and Phone Connections:

%SystemRoot%\system32\ACCTRES.dll

More Icons

Printer (Windows 95 & 98):

C:\Windows\System32\FXSSVC.exe

Random Icon:

%SystemRoot%\system32\msdtc.exe

Windows Homegroup (Windows 95 & 98):

%SystemRoot%\system32\nslookup.exe

Windows XP Control Panel White:

%SystemRoot%\system32\tabcal.exe

Locked Computer (Windows 95 & 98)

%SystemRoot%\system32\syskey.exe


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