Solved

Make the BMP files have pictures of file

Posted on 1998-12-25
3
148 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
How do I make my icons for .bmp files have the picture of the thing in the file instead of the windows paint icon?

asahi
0
Comment
Question by:asahi
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
rosefire earned 200 total points
ID: 1649825
Type "regedit" (no quotes)  in Start >  run  and search for HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Paint.Picture/DefaultIcon  Then click "default" and change the value there to "%1" (no quotes).  

RoseFire

0
 

Author Comment

by:asahi
ID: 1649826
I have no idea what that did, but it worked.  I thought I would just ask this question as a long shot, you people really know your stuff!

Arigatou gozaimasu!

asahi
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:rosefire
ID: 1649827
It was actually a pretty easy question if you have "The Registry FAQ".  A file of howto information available at download.com.  It has all kinds of tips on little known windows configuration info  like this.

RoseFire
0

Featured Post

ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

Want empowering updates? You're in the right place! Discover new features in ScreenConnect 6.0, based on partner feedback, to keep you business operating smoothly and optimally (the way it should be). Explore all of the extras and enhancements for yourself!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Microsoft Surface -- Factory Reset ? 5 36
i can't open my printer  GUI 3 40
Issues with character length when naming a Windows folder 8 52
facebook change 4 36
Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
How to record audio from input sources to your PC – connected devices, connected preamp to record vinyl discs, streaming media, that play through your audio card: Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 – both 32 bit & 64.
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question