Windows 10: Another Desktop Icon Question Solved

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  1.    03 Apr 2016 #11

    Hey Cliff S.........That's absolutely marvellous.........worked a treat, thank you very much..........Del.
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       03 Apr 2016 #12

    Del 80 said: View Post
    Hey Cliff S.........That's absolutely marvellous.........worked a treat, thank you very much..........Del.
    You're welcome:)
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  3.    03 Apr 2016 #13

    Hey @Cliff S:
    I just found that you can Ctrl+Shift+6 for desktop 'list' view, then Ctrl+Scroll for visible icon size and retain list view.
    Doesn't survive a restart though!

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       03 Apr 2016 #14

    Edwin said: View Post
    Hey @Cliff S:
    I just found that you can Ctrl+Shift+6 for desktop 'list' view, then Ctrl+Scroll for visible icon size and retain list view.
    Doesn't survive a restart though!

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    Looks good on Blinds @Edwin
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  5.    03 Apr 2016 #15

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Looks good on Blinds @Edwin
    You're darn right it does!

    Of all the times I denounced 'Eye Candy', now I'm hooked!!!
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       03 Apr 2016 #16

    Of God! Eye candy makes the system fun to use(not necessarily better).
    And with Win10's very low memory use.... why the heck not!
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  7.    03 Apr 2016 #17

    O.k.......... Although the initial question has been resolved, I am not able to do the same with this forum's desktop icon.........I create a file, send it to downloads, then try to change the icon.......but it always says ''no icons in this folder''......or words to that effect.........what am I doing wrong ?..........Del.
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       03 Apr 2016 #18

    You need to find a .png(best with transparency surrounding it) that is 256 x 256(pixels) and convert it to an icon either using GIMP with the "Iconify" add-on(which I use), or going here: ConvertICO.com - Convert PNG to ICO and ICO to PNG
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  9.    03 Apr 2016 #19

    Marvellous !!............Job done.........I used IcoConverter...........Thank you...........Del.
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       03 Apr 2016 #20

    Del 80 said: View Post
    Marvellous !!............Job done.........I used IcoConverter...........Thank you...........Del.
    You'll get hooked customizing icons, I did. I have some posted for download, and custom Tile packs for the Start Screen, in this forum: Solved Windows 10 Themes created by Ten Forums members - Windows 10 Forums
    On most posts, I have also posted instructions how to apply them.
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