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Windows 7: How can I change the 'Libraries' folder icon (software suggestions)?

27 Jul 2012   #1
fol

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
How can I change the 'Libraries' folder icon (software suggestions)?

I use LibraryIconChanger for my libraries (videos, documents, music, and so on), but I can't change the 'Libraries' folder with it. The libraries folder is the one you right click to add a new library, just to avoid any confusion (though I'm sure you got that).
I can't use Folderico on it because for some reason it won't allow it.

Do you know any software that can help with that?

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27 Jul 2012   #2
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

Good question. Though I do not have an answer other then third party software I'll be looking to see if someone comes up with an answer.
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27 Jul 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Fol,

I'm not sure about a program that can do it for you, but the tutorial below can help show you how to if you would like to manually change the main "Libraries" folder itself icon.

Libraries Icon - Change Default Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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27 Jul 2012   #4
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

Thanks Brink. . .I should have known that you would have a tutorial. . .
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27 Jul 2012   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Anytime Lee.
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27 Jul 2012   #6

windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
Free Software Change Library

The software that I used to change my library icons with no problems can be found here at deviantart - 7LiBraryIconsChanger,INC

There are four or five on DA but this is the one that I have experience with. Just thought I'd pass it along.

Good Luck!

- Tagen
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27 Jul 2012   #7
fol

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tagen View Post
The software that I used to change my library icons with no problems can be found here at deviantart - 7LiBraryIconsChanger,INC

There are four or five on DA but this is the one that I have experience with. Just thought I'd pass it along.

Good Luck!

- Tagen
This is the same type of software I'm already using, not what I'm looking for. I need a software that changes the Libraries icon, not the icons to each library.
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27 Jul 2012   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Fol,

Have you already tried the tutorial I posted above to manually change it. It's really not to hard to do so manually.
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27 Jul 2012   #9
fol

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Fol,

Have you already tried the tutorial I posted above to manually change it. It's really not to hard to do so manually.
Thing is, I really don't like to use regedit. I know it's simple )especially since I have the tutorial you posted available), but I still prefer to use softwares for things like that.
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