Ways to change Library icons on Windows® 7
What are Library icons? What are the methods to change Library icons in Windows 7?
Windows 7 the latest Operating System and it works fast so that you are able to do your work effectively. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that it is very fast in searching for files, folders, applications. Windows 7 is an Operating System, that includes improved features, enabling you to do different tasks with better speed. The improved taskbar in Windows 7 does the double-duty of an application launcher and Windows Manager. To increase Windows 7 performance, you can add more RAM. That helps you to let the computer run faster. If the system detects faulty hardware while upgrading Windows, then the installation process will not proceed.
Given below are the ways to change or customize Library icons in Windows 7:
- Library icons
- Change using Icon Changer
- Change without using a program
Library is an exceptional feature included in Windows 7. It is an excellent method to classify your significant data. Library is the place where you have to manage your documents music, pictures, and other important files. You can browse your files in the same manner as you would in a folder or you can view your files that are arranged by properties like date, type, and author. Even though you can modify a folder icon fast in Windows 7, to change the Library icon is not an easy task. Windows 7 does not offer a GUI to alter the icons shown for Library, and Library will not use the icon references offered in the desktop.ini file.
Change using Icon Changer
Library Icon Changer is a utility that is used to change icons. It is a portable utility that requires no installation. The program is uncomplicated and easy-to-use. You have to just download and extract the zip file to obtain the LibraryIconChanger (.exe) file. To alter a Library icon, first choose the Library icon on the right pane and after that choose the new icon from left pane or a folder. This can be done by selecting a new icon from File button. You can use the default icons that are there in Windows, or you can also make use of custom icons as the substitute for default icons.
First, you have to trace the Library. Then you need to open 'Notepad' and then open Library with Notepad. An easy way to carry out it is to just drag and plunge the Library to the open Notepad window. Another method is to right-click on its icon, press 'Open with…' and choose 'Notepad' from the list of programs that are visible. Then you have to indicate whichever icon you need. Then you need to save the file and close it. The changes can be seen after you refresh the window.
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