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Windows vista hey you posted a solution for me i was tryin to get the icon off a web site to show up when i create a shortcut to desktop i tried doin what you said but when i right click on the icon i want to use there isnt anything there about saving it to disk n where wood i download a icon editing tool sorry about this now but i dont have a clue i just got the lap top a couple of weeks ago

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You will need to ask steve6375 directly in order to get him to responde to this. To do this, go to your original post, click on steve6375, when his profile comes up, there is a box that reads "ask me", click that and you can ask hime directly.

I will tell you that some copyrighted icons will not let the shortcut use the icon.

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