Thursday, September 26, 2013

How to Change Folder Icons (Windows XP)

How to Change Folder Icons (Windows XP) :

Are you tired of the classical icon look which you can see on every new folder that you create ? If your answer is positive then there is an easy solution to change it and to chose some other icons from a Windows library or .ico file which you already downloaded from the internet. This will help you to recognize better your folders but also and to give some more life into your work environment.

Step 1 : Right click on any folder on which you would like to change icon and from the menu chose Properties.

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Step 2 : Swap the card on the top of window from General to Customize and then click on Change Icon button.

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Step 3 : Only thing you need to do in the next window which will appear is to select preferred icon with a left click from following menu. When you select icon press OK. Congratulations now you have your new folder icon !
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Optional Step : If you download some icon file (.ico) from internet then when you are at the Step 3 just click on button Browse... and find your icon. When you do that just press OK.

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