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How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 06 February 2009 - 03:11 AM

how to change the icon of .exe file created in vb
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#2 Martyr2  Icon User is online

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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 07 February 2009 - 11:03 AM

Well once the file has been compiled and is an exe file, it is like all other exe files and thus you can use any number of free/shareware applications on the net to change the exe icon.

Just look on the net for Icon Changer or you could go a step further and find a program called ResHacker which will allow you to change all sorts of embedded exe file resources including icons, strings, etc.

Good luck to you. :)
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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 07 February 2009 - 09:47 PM

As far as changing while compiling(thru VB) is considered

1) set desired icon file as 'Icon' of a form in ur project.
2) while creating exe, select that form in the list on top-right of the dialog(which appears while creating exe).
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#4 arnold_C  Icon User is offline

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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 21 March 2009 - 01:20 PM

[quote name='zaebayaz' post='534678' date='6 Feb, 2009 - 02:11 AM']
how to change the icon of .exe file created in vb
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1.open the project created in vb.
2.click add-ins in the menu bar
3.select add-ins manager
4.look for resource editor and make sure it is selected and hit ok.
5.click the menu editor icon
6.vb menu editor window will poup. look for add icon and select your desired icon to use
7.change the dafault id value from 101 to something else say, "icon"
8. recompile the project

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#5 Nikhil_07n  Icon User is offline

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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 21 March 2009 - 09:40 PM

^^*Now what does that meant btw? <_<
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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 22 March 2009 - 02:22 AM

View PostNikhil_07n, on 21 Mar, 2009 - 08:40 PM, said:

^^*Now what does that meant btw? <_<

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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 22 March 2009 - 02:43 AM

Maybe you could play around with this tool. (attached)
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#8 Nikhil_07n  Icon User is offline

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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 22 March 2009 - 10:19 AM

View Postarnold_C, on 22 Mar, 2009 - 01:52 PM, said:

View PostNikhil_07n, on 21 Mar, 2009 - 08:40 PM, said:

^^*Now what does that meant btw? <_<


Cmon man, are you crazy?
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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 22 March 2009 - 02:09 PM

http://www.icon-make...m/iconmaker.exe
1.Download and install this program
2.Run Easy Icon Maker
3.Press "File" Then "Icon Changer"
4.Finish :P
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Re: How to change icon of EXE file

Posted 22 March 2009 - 11:06 PM

Well Nikhil_07n, it depends if he asked for the change to an already compile exe file created in VB or if he wanted to change the icon while in the process of making the program.
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