Windows Vista / 7 - Restore the Flip 3D icon

January 2017



Issue


You have deleted the "Flip 3D" under Vista or Seven and you want o restore it back!
How to proceed?

Solution

  • Create Shortcut
  • Right-click on your desktop > "New" > "Shortcut".
  • In the "Location field" enter the following
    • RunDll32 DwmApi #105
  • Give a name to your shortcut and click on Finish.

To change the appearance of the shortcut:

Method 1

  • Right-click > Properties.
  • Change Icon.
  • Besides the browse button, copy and paste this text:
    • %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll
  • Press OK.
  • Select the icon of your choice.

Method 2

  • Right-click > Properties.
  • Change Icon.
  • Besides the browse button, copy and paste this text:
    • imageres.dll
  • Press OK.
  • Select the icon of your choice.


Thank to Alexis Pires for this tip.

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Published by jak58. Latest update on March 9, 2013 at 03:09 AM by jak58.
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