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How do you change the java exe windows icon?

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I can change the windows icon inside an application using a frame.setIcon(""), But my question is how do you change the .exe windows icon.
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by:TimYates
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what exe?
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by:Zeroshade
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I created an application for a school project. Used a trial version of exe for java. so now i have an executable file that runs my java application. the name is cccc.exe The cccc.exe file has the default java coffee cup icon.
all my classes are in a .jar file. so im wondering how to change from the default coffee cup to something different.
thx
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you'll have to use a windows resource hacker to edit the MAINICON Resource part of the EXE

Try this:

http://www.users.on.net/johnson/resourcehacker/
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This is exactly what i was looking for and its easy to use as well. Thx
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