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Windows 7: Change Icon Of Internet Shortcut

31 May 2012   #1
Averatis

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Change Icon Of Internet Shortcut

Hello. I created an internet shortcut to Facebook on the desktop, and made an ICO file for the logo. However, when I open up Properties, there is no option to Change Icon. Why is that, and how can I fix this?

P.S. My default browser is RockMelt.


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31 May 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello Averatis, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could use OPTION TWO or OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to create your internet shortcut with instead to be able to change it's icon.

Internet Website Shortcut - Create

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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31 May 2012   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

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I use a different browser Firefox and I just dragged a shortcut to my desktop right-click on it and got this under the Web Document tab there was a change icon button and I was able to change it.
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30 Sep 2013   #4
Sophrosyne22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

you can create another shortcut of your internet launcher icon (firefox/ IE / Whatever you use). Open the properties of the shortcut and add the website in quotations to the end of the target box, after your browser exe.

(example: Target "C:\Program Files\Waterfox\waterfox.exe" "http://www.primewire.ag")

Then just change the icon.
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