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Windows 7: Tell explorer to automactly display icons as the folder picture

08 Jul 2013   #1
Swiftkidd

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Tell explorer to automactly display icons as the folder picture

Hi,

Is their a way I can tell windows to automatically display my folder icons as the folder image so I don't have to manually set them all up by right clicking each album folder > Properties > Change Icon... etc. I converted 1000's of jpeg images to ico extension so I'm able to display my folders in thumbnail view without the skewed W7 folder look (Full flat thumbnails like XP)

I like how Microsoft have simplified the process of organizing folders.. before I use to spend days manually organizing but now I set one folder up then use the 'Apply to Folders' to apply to all folders of that type so can I change it so the folders use the ico extension and displays it automatically in thumbnail view ?

Thanks


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08 Jul 2013   #2
gregrocker

 

I believe this is done in Explorer window's Organize>Folder Options.
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