Jump to content

Change Windows 8 Folder icons


Recommended Posts

I always hated Yellow icons,I used a registry Trick which I found on a Unknown Blogspot While Trolling over internet to change icons in W^7 and it also worked with Windows 8 so now I can enjoy.

1)Open Regedit

2)Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

3)Then make a New key in Explorer,Rename it Shell Icons

Posted Image

4)Now in Shell icons Make a New String,name it 3 and in Value Put the location of the icon u want in .ico format and 512*512 resolution

Posted Image

5) Now Press Ok and Log-Out and ReLog-In

6)Itz Done :P Now u can enjoy the New icons,Still therez a Problem Which U need to solve otherwise u will get like this

Posted Image

7)Next Settings Go to View in Ribbon Menu then go to Options>Folder and Search options and tick Always show icons never thumbnails in View.After Changing It should Now look like the Image Below.

[img width=770 height=407] Untitled.png

Note:-It has a Disadvantage Which I dont know How to Solve :| There will be no more Wallpapers Thumbnails.Hope someone will help me :P

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...