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Windows 7: How do I create icon sets/themes for user folders?


14 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
How do I create icon sets/themes for user folders?

I'm trying to change some icons. I know some software allowing to apply icon packs (Stardock, tuneup utilities) but they only change system folders and file types. What I want is to be able to change specific folder icons.

For example in my User folder I have some subfolders (backups, projects, icons etc). I want something that allows me to change all of those folder icons together and save them as a theme so I can apply different icon themes when I want to.

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14 Mar 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

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Changing individual folder icons in some kind of theme pack I do not think it is possible. You may want to look at Rainbow Folder here Programy Aionela (English Version) - Free software for everyone ! where you can change the individual folder color but you will lose thumbnail previews and large folder view.
Jerry
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14 Mar 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

you will need the icon you want to change the folder to ,i generally keep them in the folder i am changing, then right click the folder /properties/customize/ then click change icon, browse to the icon location in the window that opens then click it /apply /ok and it should changer.
for example this is my music folder with an icon

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not sure if this is what you are after


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