How To: Change icons in My Computer

Change icons in My Computer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change an icon in My Computer. Users will need to already have a picture of the icon that they want to change to. Begin by opening the drive. Right-click anywhere, select New and click on Text Document. Name the document "autorun.inf". Right-click the text document and open it with Notepad. In the document, type in:


ICON=(name of icon image)

Now save the document and drag the icon image into the drive folder. Now refresh the drive by unplugging it and plugging it back in. The new icon will now appear for the drive. This video will benefit those viewers who dislike the default icon of the drives in the My Computer folder, and would like to learn how to change it.

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