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Change the video setting to something else, then back again! The easy way is to use a free app named Drive Icon Changer. Oct 10, 2012 #5 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics couple of my XP desktop icons have changed. Does any of this make sense to you? his comment is here

Here I found a KB article at Microsoft for what to do when your icons are messed up. in User Accounts and Family Safety Customising user folder icons has always been a bit tricky. But you can still change how these icons appear elsewhere on your system. And if you really want to fine tune how folders look and operate on your PC, you should also explore how to customize folder views with Windows' five templates and how

Nick Tompson, Aug 5, 2010 #5 lehatche Thread Starter Joined: Jul 26, 2004 Messages: 668 Is there another way of doing this? Though he's mostly a Windows and gadget guy, he has a fondness for anything tech. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... And back in the properties window, click "OK." The folder should now show up in File Explorer (or on the desktop) with the new icon.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. After changing your icon, you should see the new icon used in File Explorer, on the Desktop, and in the taskbar when the folder is open. Done. Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by lehatche, Aug 5, 2010.

in Customization Hi, i'd like to change my desktop icons to 32bits view without having to install the laptop drivers 100mb or more video drivers. Click the one you want and then click "OK." Here, we're changing the icon for this folder to a red one to make it stand out more. If you don't like any of those, there are free icons available for download on the net. https://www.eightforums.com/general-support/15451-desktop-icons-change-appearance.html Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

After selecting the file, the "Change Icon" window will show the icons contained in the file you selected. could you offer me a way to modify it in... lehatche, Aug 5, 2010 #4 Nick Tompson Joined: Jul 12, 2008 Messages: 410 Let's trying clearing your icon cache. Be sure you have the search set to reveal hidden files.

Though he's mostly a Windows and gadget guy, he has a fondness for anything tech. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/13631/customize-your-icons-in-windows-7-and-vista/ The MS icons along with a few other icons are the originals, the rest has changed to a MS default. And if you really want to fine tune how folders look and operate on your PC, you should also explore how to customize folder views with Windows' five templates and how If the icon is only on the taskbar because the app is currently running and it isn't actually pinned there, you can customize it.

Loading... http://allwebsitescripts.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-disappeared-windows-10.html Just be careful when choosing what you download. Many thanks, Russ Oct 1, 2012 #1 vis12345 TS Booster Posts: 72 It is a regular problem. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION (9 REPLIES) Got Feedback? Miz, #6 2012/08/23 Flatiron2 Well-Known Member Joined: 2005/03/19 Messages: 105 Likes Received: 6 Trophy Points: 233 Location: Alabama, USA Computer Experience: Intermediate If one or more of your icons are not Icon vertical spacing is... weblink RELATED ARTICLESHow to Customize Folder Views with Windows' Five TemplatesHow to Customize Folder View Settings in Windows Change the Icon for a Type of File You can also change the icon

That will let you choose from the icons that come with Windows. Reboot for effect. Hi, Charlie, and welcome.

You might find it more convenient if each of those file types used a different icon so they were easier to distinguish--especially if you keep multiple file types in the same

No, create an account now. I just wanted to make sure that we are talking about the same thing. lehatche, Aug 5, 2010 #1 Sponsor Nick Tompson Joined: Jul 12, 2008 Messages: 410 By "default" do you mean the generic icon that is shown when a file cannot be Right-click the shortcut and choose "Properties." On the "Shortcut" tab, click the "Change Icon" button.

Once the icons are set this way, they should not get jumbled or reset to default. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK HTG Reviews the Doxie Go: Simple Computerless Scanning How to Take Photos and Record Videos With Your Computer's Webcam 10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow After uninstalling it the icons are normal. check over here cwwozniak replied Mar 20, 2017 at 10:39 AM Setting?

All the programs I reinstalled had a check box for adding a desktop icon it was checked. Instead, you'll need to download a free tool to do the job: File Types Manager by Nirsoft. Now first run error checking(Properties->Tools->Error checking) in your main partition with both check-box ticked. Which browser are you using and how do you create the desktop shortcuts?

Just right-clicking a pinned app shows you the app's jumplist. Yesterday I changed my default browser to Google, and reset my desktop appearance to Windows Vista Basic, and my screen resolution to 1600x1000, and I got the correct, original (real) Amazon.com Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Here's how: Right click an empty area of your Desktop Select Properties Select the Appearance tab Choose the Advanced button In the "Item:" drop down menu, click the entry titled 'Icon'

I am a novice user. Use the check boxes in the "Desktop icons" section to select which icons you want on your desktop. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top ScottW Posts: 6609 This post has been reported. No, create an account now.

In the "Change Icon" window, you can select any icon you want from the built in Windows icons or you can Click "Browse" to locate your own icons. Change appearance of desktop fonts in General Support The text under the icons on my desktop, W8.1, are difficult to read. I, um..., you should,..., um, I'm going to have to get back to you. When we finished, the problem was solved, but the next morning I noticed that several of my desktop icons (.url shortcuts) had changed- some were now generic, and others had been

We've got a complete guide to using File Types Manager to change the icon for a certain file type, so if you think this would be useful for you, give it Sometimes when icons or fonts mysteriously change, just switching to another theme and then back, solved it. Thanks for letting me know you got it sorted out. Followed your instructions, and found icons to suit my purpose and install new desktop icons.

I usually Google a website, then create a desktop icon for it. Nick Tompson, Aug 5, 2010 #2 lehatche Thread Starter Joined: Jul 26, 2004 Messages: 668 Yes, That is correct.