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Windows 7: How to change start-menu icons ?


11 May 2009   #1

W7 x64
 
 
How to change start-menu icons ?

I've created new folders and when I go through the whole 'change icon' routine, nothing changes... Any idea's ? Thanks.

W7x64 RC7100

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11 May 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello BeachNut, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It doesn't seem to work that way for me either.

Here's a workaround though. Create the folder on the desktop first, then change it's icon. Afterwards, move (drag and drop) the folder to the Start Menu All Programs location for current or all users instead. It will then show up in the All Programs area with the new icon.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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