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Subject: Re: Re: Icon for your Archos!

Re: Re: Icon for your Archos!

From: <dave_at_beermex.com>
Date: 2005-01-18

You should be able to use TweakUI (google microsoft for it) to rebuild
the icon cache. From memory, I think it's stored in something like
%systemroot%/shelliconcache but I'd leave that kind of thing to TweakUI
(rather than deleting the cache and hoping for the best!)

> Thanks for that joerch, i'll have a fiddle with that.
> If I'm succesfull, i'll let you'all know how windows copes with loads of
> icons.
>
> One other thing, do you know where windows caches the icons? I assume it
> does this
> as I managed to knacker one of my folders by attempting to set a.jpg to
> it, and i can't
> change the icon it uses now!
>
> thanks again,
>
> mat
>
> -----Original Message-----From: joerch.net@web.de <joerch.net@web.de>To:
> rockbox@rockbox.org <rockbox@rockbox.org>Sent: 18/01/2005 11:26Subject:
> Re: Icon for your Archos!>>That is really cool. Do you know a) if there's
> a way of automatically creating
>
> the desktop.ini files (using an image, I already have in the dir (of the
> same name))?
>
> and b) if there is (much) drain on resources having all those different
> icons for folders?
>
>
>
> .........
>
>
> Hi Mat, I understand... you want have your album covers as icons for every
> folder...
>
>
> b) i hadn't tested thizz with many icons, try it out if windows gets soft
> knees...
>
>
> a) i'm not a script or whatever guru, but try this batch:
>
>
> makeico.bat:
>
> .........
>
> @echo off
>
> attrib +S "%1"
>
> cd "%1"
>
> echo [.ShellClassInfo]>desktop.ini
>
> echo ConfirmFileOp=0 >>desktop.ini
>
> echo IconIndex=0 >>desktop.ini
>
> echo IconFile="%1.bmp" >>desktop.ini
>
> attrib +H desktop.ini
>
>
> ........
>
>
> the line iconindex is not really neccessary here, only if you want to
> extract icons from exe or dll files as folder icon.
>
>
> run it in the directory were myfolder exists with
>
>
> makeico myfolder
>
>
> it does:
>
>
> -change the folder attribute to system
>
> -creates a desktop.ini and fill with constant strings
>
> -add a line with variable string.
>
>
> make sure there exists an icon-file named myfolder.bmp.
>
>
> now you must do some for /R stuff to scan the whole drive recursively.
>
>
> By the way: an good commandline tool is included in xnview (free) its
> called nconvert.
>
>
> with
>
>
> nconvert.exe -quiet -colors 256 -resize 64 64 -rtype linear -out bmp
> "%1"
>
>
> you can convert nearly all images to bmp /ico or whatever.
>
>
> hope that helps a little...
>
>
> Joerch
>
>
>
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