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    Color folder icon (windows xp)

    I keep folder icons on my desktop, and want to give them distinctive colours, for each department, subject etc. I found the properties > change icon command, and guess that i need an icon file with a suitable icon, or create one myself. Any help on this would be great.

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    Re: Color folder icon (windows xp)

    Try iColorFolder as featured in <post#=576,544>post 576,544</post#>.

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    Re: Color folder icon (windows xp)

    You can search in Google for a suitable icon (but be careful, some sites offering "free" icons try to install adware on your PC).

    The often-mentioned free graphics editor IrfanView can save a picture as an .ico file. There are many dedicated icon editors - again, search in Google.

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    Re: Color folder icon (windows xp)

    Thanks guys - I will try that and the searching

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    Re: Color folder icon (windows xp)

    Windows has several stashes of Icons distributed in some not very obvious locations.
    In Windows|System32, check out ...
    moricons.dll
    shell32.dll
    Browse to them after pressing the "Change Icon" button.
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