Windows 10: Where are icons stored in Windows 10 Home?

Discus and support Where are icons stored in Windows 10 Home? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have several icons that I would like to store in my icon cache instead of in a separate folder. I unchecked "Don't show hidden folders" and "Hide... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by DeniseJM, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. DeniseJM Win User

    Where are icons stored in Windows 10 Home?


    I have several icons that I would like to store in my icon cache instead of in a separate folder. I unchecked "Don't show hidden folders" and "Hide protected operating system files and folders" but I still can't find them. When I try to change an icon, the address in the box is %SystemRoot%\System32\SHELL32.dll but there is no Shell32.dll folder in the System 32 folder. Where is Windows hiding them?

    :)
     
    DeniseJM, Feb 11, 2019
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  2. 95Viper Win User

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    95Viper, Feb 11, 2019
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    As you may already know, Windows 10 (as well as Windows 8) allow you to log in with a valid Microsoft account, instead of creating a local account that only works on your machine. However, you may prefer to keep a local account for privacy reasons. If you do, though, some Windows 10 features—like Cortana—may not work. Despite the default behavior, the Windows 10 Store is not one of them. You can still log in to your Microsoft account for just the Store without switching to a full Microsoft account. The process, however, is not terribly obvious. To do so, follow these steps:

    • Launch the Store from your Start menu.
    • Click the user icon next to the search box.
    • Click “Sign-in” from the menu that appears.
    • Choose “Microsoft account” and log in like normal.
    • When the “Make it yours” box appears do not enter your password. Instead, click “Sign in to just this app instead.”
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    Ahhzz, Feb 11, 2019
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  4. 95Viper Win User

    Where are icons stored in Windows 10 Home?

    Windows 10 desktop icons not in order

    In ccleaner, did you uncheck cleaning the icon cache... have not used in a while; however, I think that is what the option is called.

    Now, if you are setting the icons and they move after you have set the settings and not changed them... you may have the "Random Windows 10 Icon movement problem".
    Some people have this and some don't.

    Here is a thread on the problem at Windows10 forums: Windows 10: Folder View Settings and Desktop Icon Positions Not Saving
     
    95Viper, Feb 11, 2019
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