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Windows 7: Unable to change drive icons in Win 7

07 Nov 2010   #1
crgibson

Win 7 HP 64bit w/SP1
 
 
Unable to change drive icons in Win 7

Hi all. I can't get Win 7 HP to change the icon for drives on my PC. I right click on a drive, click on properties/customize/Folder Picture/ choose file. I select a icon file and click on Apply. Nothing happens.

I have a collection of Old Time Radio shows that has 12 drives and over 1300 folders, some of which I would like to change the icons of. Using the tutorial I found on this site would take me a VERY LONG time.

Thanks for any input and help with this.


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07 Nov 2010   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Here's the easy way:

My Drive Icon

A Guy
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07 Nov 2010   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Gibson,

The tutorial below can help show you how to change a drive icon in Windows 7.

Drive Icon - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Nov 2010   #4
crgibson

Win 7 HP 64bit w/SP1
 
 

A Guy - Thanks a bunch. Tried it and like it.

Brink - Thank you, but as I stated I have a lot of changes to make and it would take a few hours using the tutorial.

Mark solved.
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08 Nov 2010   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome

A Guy
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