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zoloft5

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ok here's my story.

I got a bunch of internet shortcuts... and i changed the icon of the shortcut to my z://icons/UNKNOWNNAME.ICO

but then my z drive crashed so i reformated it... now all my internet shortcut icons are blank. I can't find what I called that UNKNOWNNAME.ICO file for the life of me



it's not in the Desktop.ini file where it is for when i change the icon of a folder....


it's somewhere though.. but where? thanks
 
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zoloft5

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and if i knew the name of what i called the ico file...


then i could just put the icon there and all my 1000 or so internet shortcuts that i pointed to that very icon file would reappear
 
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XP Abuser

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#3
go control panel then folder types then file types look for internet shortcut and fiddle with the settings cant b bothered to type detailed s*it im too tired:eek:
 
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zoloft5

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umm, ya, i just looked into that...


that's 4 the default icon file of all internet shortcut icons




but I changed 1000 "certain" icons these shortcut icons i changed were the ones in my movies folders that pointed to imdb database....


i don't want to change allllllllllll the internet shortcut icons to the wierd looking imdb favicon.ico just the 1000 shortcuts that point to the imdb site
 
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zoloft5

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#5
what your telling me to do is just change every internet shortcut to a certain icon..

that's not what i'm doin...



4 example..... drag the address of a certain url to your desktop ... and then change the icon


well=- that change only effects to that certain url shortcut.. not every single url on your entire system


now..... when u changed that url icon to the new one... now go and delete the icon you pointed it to. the icon will now show up as blank-


well I did 1000 of them - all pointed to the imdb favicon.ico file that I renamed and saved to a folder on my z drive.

when my z drive crashed.. well all 1000 of my time consuming icon changed now are showing up as blanks:(

and I can't seem to know what i called the ico...and it aint in the desktop.ini file like the folder icon changed i've done
 

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