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Windows 7: Is it possible to change a folder icon across a network?

11 Sep 2010   #1
risingsuns

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Is it possible to change a folder icon across a network?

Hello,
I currently have two Windows 7 Home Premium computers on a small home network, and I would like to be able to change the folder icon of one computer from the other computer on the network. Normally, if I go into properties of a folder, I am able to change the icon. But I noticed that this option disappears for folders in shared drives on the network.

I noticed this phenomenon also occurs in previous versions of Windows as well.

I am hoping there is a simple solution to this?

Thanks!


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11 Sep 2010   #2
risingsuns

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

edit.
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13 Sep 2010   #3
risingsuns

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

anyone?
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24 Jan 2011   #4
mcarra

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

I am having the same problem...........can anyone help?
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17 Aug 2012   #5
nickdclements

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
make the icon locally, and then copy it to the network drive



This solution has worked great for me for years.
Unfortunately, no longer is the case with my new drobo.
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