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Wrong Icons Displayed After Upgrade to Windows NT 4.0


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Symptoms

When you upgrade from Windows NT 3.51 to Windows NT 4.0, it is possible that some icons in converted program groups will be incorrect.

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Cause

Windows NT 4.0 uses the first icon within an executable program by default. If the default icon within the executable program is not the first one listed, Windows NT 4.0 uses the first icon instead.

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More information

Windows NT 3.51 sorts the icons in an executable file to the same order in which they are listed in the .rc file. To improve performance in Windows NT 4.0, the icons are extracted as found and sorted by ID (not by the sequence in the .rc file). Therefore, if the first icon in the .rc file does not have the lowest ID value, there is a difference in the icon displayed in Windows NT 4.0.

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Keywords: kbui, KB155722

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Article Info
Article ID : 155722
Revision : 2
Created on : 11/1/2006
Published on : 11/1/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 335