A. Windows displays DLL files in Explorer with a generic DLL icon. This generic icon conveys no information about the DLL file, other than the fact that the file is a DLL.
Many DLL files have one or more icons and its possible to have one displayed in Explorer.
- Start the registry editor (regedit)
- Move to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile\DefaultIcon
- Double click (Default) and change from%SystemRoot%\System32\shell32.dll,-154
- Click OK
- Close the registry editor