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Windows 7: My Computer desktop icon - how to change back ?

18 Dec 2009   #1
BeachNut

W7 x64
 
 
My Computer desktop icon - how to change back ?

I added it to the desktop and the normal icon was used (picture of a PC). Now it's suddenly changed to the default windows explorer icon ! How to get the default icon back ? I tried removing it from desktop and adding it again, but did not work.
W7 Home Prem. x64.
Thanks.


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18 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BeachNut View Post
I added it to the desktop and the normal icon was used (picture of a PC). Now it's suddenly changed to the default windows explorer icon ! How to get the default icon back ? I tried removing it from desktop and adding it again, but did not work.
W7 Home Prem. x64.
Thanks.
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personalization

Then go to change desktop icons.
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18 Dec 2009   #3
BeachNut

W7 x64
 
 

Easy - thanks.
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18 Dec 2009   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BeachNut View Post
Easy - thanks.
Your welcome and Have a Happy Holiday and enjoy your great OS.
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