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Want a different color for My Network Places explorer

Posted on 2004-03-31
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Any way to visually differentiate explorer windows when they are connected to a remote box e.g. My Network Places? The icon in the task bar is nicely different enough...I want a clue that i'm looking at a remote drive no matter how I come on the Explorer window.

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Mapped drive icons have the 'pipe' laying across the bottom of the icon, representing a network drive..  I know of no way to change the colors of these specific icons, or an individual, one case only, explorer window..

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the Icon is no problem, u can use Microangelo or IconShop to change you icons to whatever u want, the explorer window is another question,......... lets have a wee lookie......................
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The icon's fine. This isn't a mapped drive situation...i'm on dialup using My Network Places to an FTP connection.
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dont think this is exactly what you are looking for but.... check it out anyway.. http://www.holersoft.com/winpersonalizer.htm
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the status bar at the bottom shows "Local Intranet" instead of "My Computer" - will that work?
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Thanks juststeve

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