1.    04 Oct 2017 #1
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    Changing Icons On Desktop


    Hello, all.

    Is there a way to change to icons on the desktop from stock image to something custom, like a picture? If not a picture, then just a different icon? I am mainly thinking of the folders with their generic folder icons.

    Thanks for the feedback.

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  2.    04 Oct 2017 #2
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    They can be changed, I use Windows 10 Manager to do it there also is :

    Winaero Tweaker
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  3.    04 Oct 2017 #3
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    Is Windows 10 Manager an app or a feature of Win 10? (btw, you replied to my post in literally 15 seconds...wow!)

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  4.    05 Oct 2017 #4
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    Anybody else that can weigh in?

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  5.    05 Oct 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Josey Wales View Post
    They can be changed, I use Windows 10 Manager to do it there also is :

    Winaero Tweaker
    Thanks, Josey. I was looking for a way to change the icon image. Tweaker appears to be limited to spacing and font. Can this be done?

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  6.    05 Oct 2017 #6
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    Folders on the desktop (or anywhere else) can be given a different icon using just Windows 10. Right-click on the folder and select Properties. There's a 'Change icon' button on the Customize tab. Or, if it's a shortcut the 'Change icon' button is on the Shortcut tab for its Properties. There are tutorials...

    Change Folder Icon in Windows 10
    Change Icon of Shortcut in Windows 10
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  7.    05 Oct 2017 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by thefonebug View Post
    Thanks, Josey. I was looking for a way to change the icon image. Tweaker appears to be limited to spacing and font. Can this be done?

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    Windows 10 Manger is a program with a 30 day free trial.
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  8.    05 Oct 2017 #8
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    Thanks, Bree. I'll give those a shot.

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