Solved Change (modify) the "empty folder" icon in Windows 10 after doing new update

thomas628

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Yo.

Since the new feature of windows 10 has titillated my curiosity (the famous news/weather widget), I did not hesitate to do this update (21h1).

Everything went well, no problem.

The interface, the appearance, is much more readable, much smoother, and better colored for my part.

The main thing that bothers me:
- The difference between the icon of an empty folder and the icon of a "non-empty" folder is really minimal.


So, small question:
- is it possible to change the color of a folder, if empty, in Windows?


I've been looking, but I haven't found a solution, even if it's just a start.


Thanks for looking into my case.


My Version from windows :



See you soon! :)


p.s : sorry for potential mistakes, i'm French.
 
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You need to change the resources of the imageres.dll.mun to Achieve that.
 

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You need to change the resources of the imageres.dll.mun to Achieve that.


But, how to do this, please ?


EDIT : I've found, I must to use Ressource Hacker to modify this file.
Now, i have to find the right icon.

Thanks again
 
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Shame On Me.

I manage to modify an icon from imageres.dll.mum, but windows refuses to save this file directly (although I created a copy).
I'm so bad lol.

While I did everything to take control of this file..
:cry:

A help please. ^^
cya
 

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- is it possible to change the color of a folder, if empty, in Windows?
You can change the icon for empty folders.
Code:
reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons" /v "3" /t REG_SZ /d "D:\OneDrive\Pictures\Folder.ico" /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Shell Icons" /v "3" /t REG_SZ /d "D:\OneDrive\Pictures\Folder.ico" /f
taskkill /im explorer.exe /f & explorer.exe
 

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