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Finding Default App Icons With Visual Basic

Using the Windows API it's easy to find the default icon for any file extension. Phil shows us exactly how it's done in this comprehensive article.

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By: Phil Couling
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December 27, 2002
  1. · Finding Default App Icons With Visual Basic
  2. · How It's All Done
  3. · The Registry
  4. · The Complete Code
  5. · Conclusion

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Finding Default App Icons With Visual Basic - Conclusion
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It's as simple as that! You can use the examples in this article in your VB apps. Why not try using the Microsoft Internet or FTP controls to develop a simple file browsing or FTP application?

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