Show generic icons for .ICO files.

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Windows show normally .ICO files with the special icons i.e. icons inside each file, but you can specify that Windows should use generic icons.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
Description:
Windows show normally .ico files with the special icons i.e. Icons inside each file, but you can specify that windows should use generic icons. For this, go to start > run menu, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and delete the data of default string value which can show generic icons for .ico files. However, if you want to revert to default icons look, change the value data to %1. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.




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First, click the Start button, and select Run. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit"
Go to <b>[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\DefaultIcon]</b> and right-click on "Default " and select 'Delete'.


Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\DefaultIcon\]
  • Location: Root
  • Value Name: Default
  • Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
  • Action Type: Deleted


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