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Solved: Icons of files on CD / DVD changed to that for HTM files

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BritishMalayan, Apr 16, 2008.

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  1. BritishMalayan

    BritishMalayan Thread Starter

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    I installed XP Home clean from scratch; updated to the latest SP and patches, including WMP 11 and IE7. Ever since then the icons of all files on CD/DVD is changed to HTM ones:

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    It does not happen in other folders or flash drives; only CDs/DVDs, any CDs/DVDs. I'm at my wits end as to how to resolve this. Clicking on the files however launches the appropriate application associated with the particular file type.

    Can anyone throw a light?

    TIA
     
  2. devil_himself

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    Greetings BritishMalayan

    The Problem Is Related To The Shell Icon Size.

    Start > Run > regedit > Navigate To

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics

    On The RIght Pane Double Click On Shell Icon Size And Put The Value Data As 47
     
  3. karbo

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    I fail to see how this will resolve the issue, as this should change the desktop icons size, I think... Can you explain the process involved here?

    Thank you
     
  4. BritishMalayan

    BritishMalayan Thread Starter

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    Thanks, devil_himself. The original parameter was 48 , changed it to 47 and voila! Need to restart the machine first though before it will show.

    Thanks muchly!
     
  5. karbo

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    How come my original setting is 32 and not 48?
     
  6. devil_himself

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  7. karbo

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    So, if I had a similar problem, should I enter 31?
     
  8. devil_himself

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    hmm.. As I Said The Problem Is Related To The Shell Icon Size.

    So If You Had A Similar Problem You Should Have A Value Of 48 .. As I Have Seen In Other Cases ! .
     
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