Where are these folder icons located?


JohnnyGui

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Some folders in my personal folder are just shown as empty folders but when selected, the details tab shows a fitting folder icon.
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I have searched in the imageres.dll and shell32.dll directories for these specific iconised folders but I can't find them

Does someone know what their locations are and whether they can be chosen to customize folders in the first place?
 

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Yes, that is the way it works. When the personal folder is viewed in list or details, it's just a small vanilla looking folder (default). When viewed in medium or large icons, it changes to a system folder icon located somewhere in Windows. No you can not use the system folder icons elsewhere, but you can change the icons to customized icons of your own if you so choose.
In case anyone wants to know that is his 'saved games' folder.
@JohnnyGui when you post screenshots, it would be helpful if you could provide the English translation as it is the language used by most folks here.
 

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JohnnyGui

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Yes, that is the way it works. When the personal folder is viewed in list or details, it's just a small vanilla looking folder (default). When viewed in medium or large icons, it changes to a system folder icon located somewhere in Windows. No you can not use the system folder icons elsewhere, but you can change the icons to customized icons of your own if you so choose.
In case anyone wants to know that is his 'saved games' folder.
@JohnnyGui when you post screenshots, it would be helpful if you could provide the English translation as it is the language used by most folks here.

Thanks for the reply. I noticed it only shows these icon folders when the icons are set to Large. Medium sized icons do not show them. Is it the same in your case?

Didn't think of translating the screenshot because the question is about the icons in the Personal folders as mentioned which seems enough to understand the issue at hand.
 

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In mine, those different system icons show both in medium or large icons. It may (notice I say may, because it's speculation on my part) be that resolution plays a part in how they appear on any particular device. I've never really noticed it before since I view everything in details. Hopefully someone who is using a laptop will see this post and answer that for you.
 

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JohnnyGui

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In mine, those different system icons show both in medium or large icons. It may (notice I say may, because it's speculation on my part) be that resolution plays a part in how they appear on any particular device. I've never really noticed it before since I view everything in details. Hopefully someone who is using a laptop will see this post and answer that for you.
That seems very peculiar to be dependant on the resolution. Could you please make a screenshot of the icons in medium size that shows this?
 

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medium on left, large on right. I'm at 2560x1440 175% scale
 

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JohnnyGui

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medium on left, large on right. I'm at 2560x1440 175% scale

Thanks a lot for the effort. You're right, it might have something to do with the resolution and/or the scaling.

Perhaps someone else who could verify how it looks like on 1920x1080 resolution?
 

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