How to have large file icons with SHGetFileInfo in C#

added by Tabbles
10/12/2010 5:24:04 AM

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for a long while people have been complaining about our icons being unsharp and “pixelated”… indeed they were, and the reason was we were using SHGetFileInfo (a Windows Shell API function) to obtain the file icon from the file path. This function cannot return the high definition icons we see in Windows Vista and Windows, such as the following [...]