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Hezi (09-16-07, 09:40 PM)
I need to remove (delete) the camera application icon from the My Pictures
folder.
How can I remove the camera icon (such that the camera application could not
be started from this folder)?

P.S> I do not see the camera.exe file when I browse to the My Pictures
folder manually.

I also have MemMaid in case a registry entry need to be modified to
accomplish the above.

Please help.
Hezi (09-16-07, 10:34 PM)
Just to clarify-
The camera icon used to show up when the Pictures and Videos entry was
selected from the Start menu. Despite that, the camera.exe application file
would not show when File Explorer is used to explore the contents of the My
Pictures folder.

"Hezi" wrote:
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Todd Allcock (09-17-07, 04:13 AM)
At 16 Sep 2007 12:40:02 -0700 Hezi wrote:
> I need to remove (delete) the camera application icon from the My
> Pictures folder.


It's not really an icon residing in the folder but an on screen
"button" to launch the camera app.

> How can I remove the camera icon (such that the camera application
> could not be started from this folder)?


I doubt you can. It's a Bit like asking "how do I remove the '2'
from the phone dialer ." It's an embedded control in the program.
Despite the fact it only shows up when the app is displaying the
"default" folder (the My Pictures folder) the icon isn't actually
located there.

> P.S> I do not see the camera.exe file when I browse to the My Pictures
> folder manually.


Correct, because it isn't actually there. My guess is the designers
planned it like this; the idea was that the Pictures app needed a
quick way to switch back to the camera if you launched Pictures from
the camera app to look at pictures you just took. By browsing away
from the default folder, the idea probably is you're now "looking at
pictures" rather than taking them.
Hezi (09-17-07, 05:52 AM)
So let me suprise you,

I thought the same as you, but unintentionaly I managed to do that-
meaning that this is not a hard feature in the code.

What I did was to rename the My Pictures to My Pictures 2 (and then rename
it back) and suprisingly this did the job.

Miracle...

Thanks

"Todd Allcock" wrote:
[..]
Todd Allcock (09-17-07, 10:08 AM)
At 16 Sep 2007 20:52:00 -0700 Hezi wrote:
> So let me suprise you,
> I thought the same as you, but unintentionaly I managed to do that-
> meaning that this is not a hard feature in the code.
> What I did was to rename the My Pictures to My Pictures 2 (and then rename
> it back) and suprisingly this did the job.
> Miracle...


Neat trick!
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