Changing shortcut icon on desktop

Discussion in 'Windows XP Basics' started by Lou Cherry, Jan 13, 2005.

  1. Lou Cherry

    Lou Cherry Guest

    It seems I can no longer change the icon for a shortcut on my desktop except
    for a folder shortcut. Any suggestions?
    Lou Cherry
     
    Lou Cherry, Jan 13, 2005
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  2. Lou Cherry

    Road Runner Guest

    Hi ... Download "Tweak UI" from Microsoft website , It has a option to
    repair icons , here the link for it and scroll down , view the right side of
    the screen for Tweak UI

    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx


    "Lou Cherry" <> wrote in message
    news:%DjFd.1252$...
    > It seems I can no longer change the icon for a shortcut on my desktop
    > except for a folder shortcut. Any suggestions?
    > Lou Cherry
    >
     
    Road Runner, Jan 13, 2005
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  3. Lou,

    Are you referring to the "overlay" icon shown for shortcuts?

    If not, what happens when you use the "Change Icon" function?

    --
    Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP Shell/User
    http://windowsxp.mvps.org


    "Lou Cherry" <> wrote in message news:%DjFd.1252$...
    It seems I can no longer change the icon for a shortcut on my desktop except
    for a folder shortcut. Any suggestions?
    Lou Cherry
     
    Ramesh, MS-MVP, Jan 13, 2005
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