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henrytang5247
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ntvdm.exe icon replacement

Post by henrytang5247 »

The current ntvdm.exe icon in ReactOS was old-fashioned. Here's my new ntvdm.exe icon...

Current icon:

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New Icon:

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Download Link:

https://www.mediafire.com/?5q8cm4eg3uwtqe5

-made it using Greenfish Icon Editor Pro
Last edited by henrytang5247 on Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Hi I am Henry. I often make Chinese and Malay translation and icons for ReactOS. I also a ReactOS Community Youtube Channel Manager.
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hbelusca
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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

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:D :D As the author of the current NTVDM icon, let me explain why it looks old fashioned. So first, the old-fashion look was done on purpose. Because, NTVDM aims at emulating a 486-class PC-AT, only (with small extensions, but still). And as you know, the PCs at that time looked... ugly^^ : look at those pictures:

[ external image ] (Courtesy Columbia University)
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The 90-ish look of the icon meant to reflect the oldiness of the hardware that is emulated in NTVDM.

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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

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Cool, what about this (not mine):

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Jalmari
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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

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Here's an old icon by me
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(a 512px png)
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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

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Can't we use mine? ;)

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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

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This was fun to make, and yes i did use the original icon for some ideas ;)

EDIT: In taking advice from hbelusca: Added prompt and reduced screen stand

EDIT2: Have a 32px version as well: here

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Re: ntvdm.exe icon replacement

Post by Jalmari »

gamax92 wrote:[ external image ]
This was fun to make, and yes i did use the original icon for some ideas ;)

EDIT: In taking advice from hbelusca: Added prompt and reduced screen stand

EDIT2: Have a 32px version as well: here
I like this one. The monitor could have sharp edges, since it's kind of pixelated style.
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