Tutorial number = 6 In this tutorial I will tell u how to customize the open dialog box side icons through registry. Before starting take a look at my open dialog box before modification:- a>Click on start button. b>Click on run. c>Type regedit (Inbuilt registryeditor of windows) d>Navigate to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies] e> Create a new key called "ComDlg32". f>Select the key made and create a new key called "Placesbar". g>After creating the key all the icons in the open dialog box will disappear. U will get the following look h>In the key "placesbar" create a new string value called "Place0" . i>Edit it and type the path of the folder or drive u want. j>U can have upto 5 icons in the open dialog box (i.e till place4) After this u will get the following look:- Thats all frnds if u hav any queries ask I will try to solve it.