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How to Change an Icon in Vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by cynosure1023, Sep 22, 2008.

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  1. cynosure1023

    cynosure1023 Thread Starter

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    hi,

    can somebody help me How to Change an Icon in Vista?
    i have downloaded few icons, but i dont know how to change them., say for example the icon for my hard drive.

    i will appreciate all help.

    thanks
     
  2. bicycle bill

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    See if the following works for you.

    Right-click on the desktop and select Personalize from the menu. On the left side of the next window, choose "Change desktop icons" and select the icon you want to change. Click on the Change Icon button to open a window to select a new icon from the offerings, or browse to a file or folder of icons you may have downloaded from the Web already.

    You can change a folder's icon by right-clicking on it and selecting Properties from the resulting menu. Click on the Customize tab in the Properties box and then click on the Change Icon button at the bottom of the box
     
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    If you really want to tweek it out get this dock, I love mine and you can make any pic and icon if saved as a .PNG http://rocketdock.com/
     
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  6. cynosure1023

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    thanks for all your help.

    one more thing, say if i want to change the icon for my hard drive, when i click on my computer there is no option of change icon, only if i make a shortcut then only it lets me change the icon and i have some .png icons it won't let me choose from them
     
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