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How do you change a HD icon? Win98 second edition. One is different for some reason and I want fix it...

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Question by:jvronis
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by:hewittg
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HD Icon?

If it is on the desktop,
right click the mouse while on the icon, hit properties and hit the change icon button.

Hope it helps.

Glenn
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dirkhunter earned 30 total points
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To change the icon of a Hard Drive in My Computer just create a file called "autorun.inf" in the root directory. Open the file in notepad, and enter the following text.

[AUTORUN]
icon=<Path to icon>

Where <Path to icon> is a part to an ico, dll or exe file (eg. c:\drive.ico)

To remove an icon from a drive.. simply delete the autorun.inf out of the root directory of the drive.

Hope I could help,

Dirk Hunter
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by:jvronis
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Thanks. The problem corrected itself. This windows is an interesting beast.
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