Change icons in Windows® Vista®
Need to know the ways of changing icons in Windows® Vista®?
Sometimes, you have them on your folder or shortcuts that you don’t like it. One of the advantages of having Windows Vista is actually that icons on this operating system are very nice, impressive and at the same time more flexible. So, changing icons on Windows Vista is very simple and almost anyone can do it. Users can move, rename, add, and delete them on the computer. There are different procedures to add program shortcuts which also use some different icons, replacing standard Windows desktop icons, changing icons on Windows Vista of folders and changing icons all at once.
The following points need to be kept in mind while changing icons in Windows Vista:
- Change icons in Windows Vista
- A program to change icons
Change icons in Windows Vista
For creating icons to designate shortcuts you need to follow a few guidelines. First click on the ‘Start’ menu, choose ‘Documents’ or ‘Program’ which depends on which one you want to create shortcuts for. Find the folder or document for which you want to create shortcut and right click on the document or folder. In the option you choose, send to and choose the option ‘Desktop’. Your shortcut will be on your desktop. In a case where you want to change icons on Windows Vista which are standard windows desktop icons, you need to right click on the desktop and select ‘Personalize’. In the left side you will see, in the other window, ‘Change Desktop Icons’, chose that option and select the icon you wish to change. After, you click on the ‘Change Icon’ button, you will see a list of available icons in an icon or executable file.
A program to change icons
For changing all icons at one, there is an IconPackager program which is created to allow users to change all of Windows icons at once by simply applying a package of icons to replace all that icons that came with your Windows program.
There are a lot of advantages that you can have by using Windows Vista operating system. One of it is that you can change very simply icons of it. Usually icons are small pictures that represent programs, files or other objects. So, if you want to play with your icons, you can change them as long as you want.