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How to change folder icon windows 10

In the modern windows 10 versions, you can assign a custom icon folder stored on the hard drive. In this article, we will see the simple procedure for how to change the folder icon in windows 10. Generally, in Windows 10, you can easily change folder icon to more meaningful folder 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 folder icons are shown below


 How to change the folder icon Windows 10:

  1. Right-click on the folder you wish to customize and select "Properties". The properties window for the respective folder will be displayed as shown below. 
  2. Navigate to "Customize" tab there you will see may option like What kind of folder do you want? folder pictures and folder icons.
  3. Click on "Change icon" to see many different icons listed in the box which are located in C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll.
  4. Select the icon of your choice listed in the bix then click OK
  5. If you want to see more icons you can browse windows 10 folder icon location C:\Windows\system32\imageres.dll.
After completing all the above steps the change folder icon will change

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