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Windows 7: Generic icons.....

23 Feb 2010   #1
slick8

windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 
Generic icons.....

whenever i save a shortcut to the desktop its generic, is there a setting i can change?


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23 Feb 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello slick8, welcome to Seven Forums!


To start, have a look at the tutorial at the link below to see if it'll help with what you want.

File Extension Icon - Change Default Icon
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23 Feb 2010   #3
slick8

windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

what about when i save a website to my desktop, those icons are generic, like for instance on xp when i save the ebay websit to desktop the icon is an ebay icon or when i save yahoo to the desktop its a yahoo icon, how do i set windows 7 to do the same?
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23 Feb 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have a look at this one.


Internet Website Shortcut - Create
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23 Feb 2010   #5
slick8

windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

isnt there just a setting somewhere??? seems like alot of work
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23 Feb 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome

Maybe this will work

Shortcut - Change Icon

Set up the short cut

right click

Properties

Change Icon
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