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yes.
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is there an autorun.inf file in the c:\ root?
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yeah there is.
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rename it autorun.bak

reboot
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sweet, now the c: drive has the proper icon. im just gonna leave iconpackager off my system and use windowblinds only. i dunno how that .bak thing worked but thanks for all your help gerry. :tazz:
i hope that sorts everything out.
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what about the other problems...where do we stand on those....you've got several issues going on

the autorun.inf file is typically found on cd-roms and point toward a file on the cd to display a special icon in explorer--how you got an autorun.inf on your harddrive is downright odd...not normal
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oh, it seems some other files are are using the harddrive icon as an icon how would i get rid of them?

Edited by tommkell, 01 March 2006 - 10:24 AM.

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which files
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i just downloaded 2 .max files and the icon is a hard drive. but if i look in appearance and themes > filetypes there is a lot of them like ASA, ASF, BKF, BOOTSKIN, CDX, CO, COLLECTION, CUR and so on. DRV (device driver is one as well.

Edited by tommkell, 01 March 2006 - 10:35 AM.

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there are some iconpackager ones that are a hard drive icon. ICO and IPTHEME. maybe thats the problem.?
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i thought you removed iconpackager?
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i did an uninstall. it probably leaves a lot of stuff behind.
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no doubt

start run
regedit
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HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{42042206-2D85-11D3-8CFF-005004838597}

what do you see there?
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a subfolder "Old Icon".
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ok, that means the old icon paths are still there (not effected by removal of iconpackager)

I would reinstall iconpacker, then

Start Icon Packager > Tools > select "Restore all Icons" > click "Yes" in confirmation pop-up dialog > click "OK" to apply > wait a few seconds for changes to apply.

Then right click the desktop > choose Properties > choose the Themes tab > select Windows XP in the Theme drop-down list then click "Apply".

This should put you back to normal
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