Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: I need some help with folders and icons inside folders

27 Feb 2020   #1

windows 10 64 bit
I need some help with folders and icons inside folders

I want to change my folders I'm using windows 10 pro. And I want to change the folders but keep the icons but not the thumbnails if that makes any sense. For example: I would like to make 1 folder the same folder icons for all Music and it is open and has a music icon or symbol inside the folder. I want to do the same for videos and pictures and documents and so forth. If this is possible to make a specific folder for specific categories please let me know how and if I'm even in the right place thank you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Feb 2020   #2

win 8 32 bit

Right click on the folder choose properties then customize you can set it there
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2020   #3

windows 10 64 bit

I am needing some help with customizing the folders as well. I already changed the "Default Icon Folder" so now I want too change the "Open Folder Icon" but can't figure out where I went wrong. I do also have pictures.

Here is what the folders look like.
I need some help with folders and icons inside folders-234.jpg

I have recently made the "Default Icon Folder" changes.

And now I want to change the open folder as well but don't know where I went wrong.

I need some help with folders and icons inside folders-123.jpg

If you could help me figure out if this looks wrong or if I did something wrong please let me know what to do to fix this thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Feb 2020   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Samuria, I have Windows 7, does Windows 10 also allow one to change the icon associated with a shortcut or EXE? I think it is within Properties ... Change Icon or something like that?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Mar 2020   #5

Windows 7 Pro SP1_U x64

Like this?

1. Right click on the folder you want to change the icon, then click on properties > customize > change icon.

2. Click on browse button and paste the below path to location field in the browse window.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Mar 2020   #6

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dawn121988 View Post
I want to change my folders I'm using windows 10 pro
ten forum
My System SpecsSystem Spec

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Folders inside of Compressed (zipped) folders always show details view
My default view for folders is medium icons, so any folder I open in explorer will show medium sized icons unless I change that folder's view setting, but folders that are inside Zip files will show details view by default, but if I change it to another view like medium icons it will remember it....
General Discussion
Resizing icons inside folders
Windows 7 forum, I have resized my desktop icons while holding down Crtl key and using the mouse wheel. Is there a way do the same thing to the icons inside of folders? Jerry D.
General Discussion
Can't line up pictures inside my folders
So I just upgraded to windows 7 home premium not too long ago and I have to say it's a vast improvement over Vista. However as I was messing around with everything, I noticed that for some odd reason I can't line up pictures anymore. Is this a new feature or is something wrong with my OS?
Music, Pictures & Video
redirect few folders inside Appdata
I wanted to remove writes and as many writes as possible off my disks to gain maximum performance and also redirect folders thats being written into ramdisk for best response and snappy time. there are few folders I'd like to move to Ramdisk and copy it back to disk before a shutdown. few...
Performance & Maintenance
Folders on desktop not showing what's inside
This one has me vexed. I want the folders on the desktop to show the contents. At one time they did show the contents but now they don't. In fact yesterday I got the folders to show the contents. I think I did it by restoring defaults under "folder options" in Control Panel. But today they are...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:53.
Twitter Facebook