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How to Customize Folder Icons to Make Your Desktop Awesome

How to Customize Folder Icons

How to Customize Folder Icons Done in Less Then a Minute!

Lets face it, your Windows desktop is boring! You know it, I know it, everybody knows it. So how can you make it stand out? Two words: customized folder icons! I will show you how to customize folder icons in under 1 minute. It is really easy to do, and makes your folders look awesome.

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Lets say you have a folder for your favorite movie series; Back to the Future. Look how boring this yellow folder icon is! Let us change that real quick :).back to the future folder

  1. Go on Google.com and search "back to the future icon folder"back to the future folder icon search
  2. Choose your favorite. Right click it and copy image address or urlHow to Customize Folder Icons back to the future folder icon
  3. Go to convertico.com
  4. Under "Select file from URL" paste the url you just copied and press Goconvertico How to Customize Folder Icons
  5. The download link will be on the left. Click it and it will save convertico How to Customize Folder Icons download
  6. Right click on the folder and choose propertiesHow to Customize Folder Icons properties
  7. Go to the customize tab and choose "change icon.."How to Customize Folder Icons change icon
  8. Hit Browse...How to Customize Folder Icons browse
  9. Locate the saved ico file you downloaded and click open How to Customize Folder Icons file
  10. click okHow to Customize Folder Icons ok
  11. Click ok againHow to Customize Folder Icons ok again
  12. All done check it out!How to Customize Folder Icons back to the future folder icon

Here are some sources where you can get premade custom folder icons:

 

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