Change Icon in Windows Vista®
Know about changing icons in Windows Vista®
Windows Vista® is an operating system which is used on personal computers. One can also use this operating system for SOHO purposes. Windows Vista® was released by Microsoft on 30th January 2007. There are different updated features in Windows Vista® as compared to the previous operating systems developed by Microsoft®.
There are different types of icons in Windows Vista®, details about icons are given below:
- How to work with icons of Windows Vista®
- How to change icon of a folder in Windows Vista®
- Change different icons in Windows Vista®
How to work with icons of Windows Vista®
There are the different types of icons used in Windows Vista® and one can work with these icons easily. Icons used in Windows Vista® can be added or deleted by users. It is also possible to move and rename these icons. If you want an icon to represent the file which is mostly used by you then you can add an icon for this. After adding an icon you will just have to click the icon and your document will open by this. You can also create an icon for an Internet link and when you click this icon the Internet link will be opened automatically. There are other many programs for which you can create icons and can use these icons for programs.
How to change icon of a folder in Windows Vista®
In Windows Vista®, it is possible to change the icon of a folder, and you can create an icon of your choice for a folder. In order to change icon of a folder, you have to right click the icon of a folder and then you have to click ‘Properties’ from the menu. When you click ‘Properties’, a window will open, and you have to click ‘Customize’ tab in that window then a dialog box will appear and there is a button to change icon at the end of this dialog box. Click the button and then use ‘Browse’ tab for your desired icon for the folder. In this way, you can change icon of different folders in Windows Vista®.
It is also possible to change complete icons in Windows Vista® and for this you need a program called IconPackager™. With this program, you can change different icons in Windows Vista® like icons of My Computer, My Documents, Recycle Bin, Internet Explorer®,Windows Media® Player, etc. You can also change all these icons to specific file icons like .xls, .doc. or any other extension desired by you. So, different icons can be changed with the help of IconPackager™ in Windows Vista®.