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Old 10-28-2006, 09:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I just installed a fresh copy of XP and got all of my programs reinstalled. I thought it would be nice to spruce up some of my icons so I opened up my 'Folder Options' and went to the 'File Types' tab. Now, all I did was change the icon file. I did not change/delete/add any actions to the actions list. I've changed the icons for:

AudioCD
Drive
DVD
File Folder
Folder

When I went to open up a folder the 'search' window would pop up. So I looked at the actions list and added an 'open' command for explorer.exe and set it as the default action. I also tried 'browse' and 'explore'. Now it opens a new window every time I open a folder. I really don't want to reinstall everything again unless I have to. Any way to reset to a default or to get these actions back to normal?
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I wiped out Windows and started fresh. I would delete this thread but it says I don't have permission.
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Old 10-29-2006, 12:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Next time use something like IconXP..

Also, you could have just downloaded TweakUIXP and told it to rebuild all your icons.. That may have fixed the problem

(just encase anyone searches for having the same problem)
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Yeah I didn't really spend too much time troubleshooting the issue. I decided to install openSUSE as a dual boot which required repartitioning that drive anyway. Thanks for the tips though.
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