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Windows 7: How do I customize the icon of the Desktop folder?

13 Dec 2012   #11
cytherian

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Yeah, 3rd party tools usually make it easier... although it's nice to know what means was used behind the scenes, for future troubleshooting. Anyway, glad to hear you got it sorted out.


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