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What if the format of the icons on our desktop? How can I create it?
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The_ProfessionalCommented:
Icons are .ico file extension.

There are many different programs to create them.

here is a small tutorial using GIMP a free graphics program.

http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/Creating_Icons/

There are also many dedicated programs and tutorials for the specific purpose of creating icons.

http://www.google.com.au/search?num=20&hs=3LS&hl=en&newwindow=1&safe=off&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial_s&q=create+icons&btnG=Search&meta=
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MnfCommented:
the icon format is .ico on your desktop
look at this web
http://www.iconarchive.com/
The Icon Archive is a collection of desktop icon sets of over 10,000 high quality icons in gif & ico format
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SoutieCommented:
One of the easiest ways i found is to create a 32x32, 64x64 or 128x128 Bitmap, make the picture into the icon you want and then rename the extension from .bmp to .ico
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