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Windows 7: Change icons for dvd and hard disk drives?

08 May 2009   #1
studiovpc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate RC
 
 
Change icons for dvd and hard disk drives?

how to change icons for dvd drives? hard disk drives? I used to do that with Tune Up Utilities under Vista but it doesn't work on Win7...


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08 May 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Studiovpc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This tutorial can help show you how to.

Drive Icon - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 May 2009   #3
Thirteenthorder

Windows Se7en
 
 

Wait, shouldn't you be able to do a simple right click and Properties change, without the use of third party software?
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08 May 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Thirteenthorder,

Sorry, but you can't do that for drive icons. You can use the method in the link above instead of a 3rd party program though to change them.
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08 May 2009   #5
studiovpc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate RC
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Studiovpc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This tutorial can help show you how to. It is the same in Windows 7.

Drive Icon - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn


thanx for the welcoming , and thank you for the link it worked like a charm
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08 May 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Studiovpc.
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