How to put icons for folders

You will need
  • Computer, icon set for folders.
Instruction
To set your favorite icons forfoldersor files it is not necessary to resort to the help of special third-party programs. Everything can be done using standard Windows tools. The base of the operating system has a large number of different icons, you can choose one of them and replace the standard shortcut. If you did not find the icon to your liking, download the icon set from the Internet. It is quite simple to find them; there are even specialized resources to change the appearance of the icons.
If you need to change the icon for a specific file type (for example, for video in mpeg format), open the “Start” menu and select “Control Panel”. In the window that opens, select the category “Appearance and Themes”. Below you will see the "Folder Options" menu, which is responsible for setting the displayfoldersand files. Open it, in the dialog box, select the "File Types" tab.After clicking, a list of all registered files will appear. In this window you can delete the file format, create your own or customize the association of applications. Find the format you need in the list. Select it, click on the "Advanced" button and select "Change icon".
A new dialog box opens with standard Windows icons. Select one of them and click Ok. The icon for the selected format has been changed. To select your icon, in the dialog box, click the Browse button and specify the path to the downloaded file. Select the desired one, click on the “Open” button and save the changes by clicking the Ok button.
To change the shortcut of an individual file or folder, right-click the object and select "Properties". In the window that appears, select the "Change icon" function, specify the path to the desired shortcut and click Ok.