Change Folder Icons in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to change the folder icons on a Windows 7 computer. This can be done to any folder on the computer, but for the tutorial, we will change the icon of the VisiHow folder.

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Steps

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    Right-click the folder and click on "Properties"
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    A new window will open.
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    In this window, there are several tabs; click on the "Customize" tab
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    In this tab, click "Change Icon" under "Folder Icons"
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    A new window will open.
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    This is a list of all of the available icons for the computer; scroll to the right or left, pick the icon you would like and click it
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    The icon will then be highlighted in blue.
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    Click "OK"
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    Click "OK" in the other menu
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    As you can see, the folder icon has changed
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change the folder icon on a Windows 7 computer
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    If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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