That’s sounds a bit weird.
If you followed the steps from the linked Blog you should have the same results.
Which ROM are you using? If you still have a physical 3.1 ROM there might be an issue with the loading of the new icon.library.
You might want to consider this replacement:
but make sure you fully understand how to install it (RTFM
This should give you glowicons.
I am not sure about MagicWB, especially the 2.1p file. AFAIR this is the shareware-Version where all icons habe a disclaimer on them when clicked.
The big drawback of MagicWB is that it locks a very specific palette which may result in odd colours in some applications.
Plus, it installs this crappy palette-licking daemon and so on...
You should first fix the issue with the glowicons, imho. Did you check all prefs?? Maybe GlowIcons Support need be switched on?