There is a simple way by which one can change folder icon in Windows. One can easily change default icon to more meaningful icon to reflect the folder such that one can know what data is present in the folder. For example, a folder containing movies can be assigned a video camera icon, for the folder containing images digital camera icon, for document folder document icon etc. By assigning icons one can easily distinguish a particular folder of interest by eye catchy beautiful icons. Some of the icons are shown below
To change default folder icon perform the following steps:
- Select the file or folder that you want to change.
- Right click on folder ->Properties. The properties window for the is displayed. Click Close to close the properties dialog
3. Click on "Customize" and click on "Change Icon"
4. Select any suitable icon and click "OK"
NOTE: For reverting back to default folder icon press "Restore Defaults "