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i got tired of vista transformation pack 4.0 and just uninstalled it since i havent used it in a while. and after i rebooted it wont show my harddrive icon on my desktop or in my computer. when i try to go to cahnge icon under properties it gives me this error "Windows cannot find the file C:windowssystem32VITransosdrive.ico."  here's a screenshot of what i see.  hope you can help, because im at a loss right now. ive even tried system restoring it and uninstalling it again.

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VITrans is made by the Vista Transformation pack... it just didn't reset your drive icon when you uninstalled it

i know, but the file was deleted...so thats basically all i need. right now though i went ahead and put in dlewis23's file but i would like to have xp's icon instead of vistas. although i can live with this icon i just prefer xp's to vista's

edit// ok i got it back and i can get my desktop icon to show but i cant get the C: icon in my computer to show up.

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i got the solution! I had the same problem and i managed to fix it. Ok, first you'll have to open windows registry (Start>Run>"regedit"), then follow this direction: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows Current version Explorer DriveIcons C DefaultIcon and change the value from "C:windowssystem32VITransosdrive.ico" to "C:windowssystem32shell.dll,8". it's important for you not to forget to put the number 8 at the end. Hope it works for you as it did for me.

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i got the solution! I had the same problem and i managed to fix it. Ok, first you'll have to open windows registry (Start>Run>"regedit"), then follow this direction: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows Current version Explorer DriveIcons C DefaultIcon and change the value from "C:windowssystem32VITransosdrive.ico" to "C:windowssystem32shell.dll,8". it's important for you not to forget to put the number 8 at the end. Hope it works for you as it did for me.

Does this not work? I mean, if someone has been through it already and has posted a fix that may be the solution, why not give it a shot?

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