I am running Windows 7, 64 bit. I have recently upgraded from CS5.5 Design Premium to CS6 Design and Web Premium.
I the process, I lost the association of file types (such as .psd) with their relevant programs, which I have now recified.
However, the filetype icons that are associated with each program, in most cases, don't seem to have assigned themselves to their respecitive icons. For example, .psd files now show as a white document with the blue Ps square icon in the centre, and the same for InDesign etc. Oddly, Illustrator has worked and has assigned it's icons correctly.
I can't find a method of editing specific file types icons - even then, I wouldn't know where to find the particular icon sets.
Thanks in advance either way.
Icons are stored in the program executables or associated DLLs. You can change them in your windows file associations by simply picking the change symbol button and pointing it to the *.exe files.
Open a normal folder view (WExploer window) and then use Extras --> Folder Options --> File Types. Pick the file type, then use the edit button and then the change icon button on teh subsequent panel.
I used the CS Cleaner (http://www.adobe.com/support/contact/cscleanertool.html) and followed the steps its really easy.. but ur gonna have to re install you Creative Suite all u do for the cleaner is open it up then select english (e) ->enter->Agree (Y)->enter->All (1) (which is the first option for a full clean i guess)->enter->Product Number its just basically asking you to input your choice number again (1)->enter and should tell u its all done then after u install CS again go to start-> default programs->associate file type->.psd for example->double click it and select Photoshop even though its probably already selected >.< but just do it again cuz it will refresh all the files on the coputer and whala you should c the correct file dysplay Heres pictures of my files before and after as proof
Thanks J.Sarmiento. I don't actually have access to any of the install files as our IT dept. here did it all for me; but I suspect that may be useful for many people.
What I did use in the end was a Control Panel addon called "Types" (http://izt.name/apps/types/) - it allows you to set default icons for File Types (and other parameters). I set the icons in the DLLs that Mylenium mentioned.