Change Folder Icon

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by hndlthis, Jan 8, 2004.

  1. hndlthis

    hndlthis Can you handle this?

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    I was wondering if there is a way to change the image of the folder icon in Windows XP Professional - like how my Favorites folder has a star....

    This one specific folder I have isn't easy to spot right away.
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Do you want to change the default icon for all folders, or do you want to change the icon for only a particular folder?
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    To change the icon for a particular folder, right click it in Explorer, and click Properties, then the Customize tab, and hit the "Change Icon" button.
    To change the default icon for all folders, just open C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll in Resource Hacker and replace the folder icon.

    Hope that helps. :)
     
  4. hndlthis

    hndlthis Can you handle this?

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    Awesome :)

    That's just what I wanted. Thank you!
     
  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Not a problem. :)
     
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