Problem with shell32.dll


el mafioso
May 11, 2002
Ive been fighting with the krystal shell32.dll icons for about 3 months, and so far, the original shell won
after replacing the shell32.dll ( yes, i removed every protection to the file in the XML file ), I reboot in safe mode w/ command prompt, and replace the file, and after reboot, its ok, but after 2 or 3 reboots, or after 5 or 6 days of uptime, slowly, the original icons begin to appear, this is really bugging me off
Could some one tell me a step by step for dummies of how to replace the dll, that wont change itself in a matter of days?
thx in advance



OSNN Veteran Original
Jul 1, 2002
How it worked for me....

Rename the original shell32.dll to shell32.dll.bak

Drag the new shell32.dll into that same folder [system32]

Restart computer...

I had trouble but if you have TweakUI, at the bottem where it says 'Repair' it has an option to restore icons.

I clicked that and all my icons changed to the new shell32.dll!!

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