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need to change the default windows shortcut icon on Windows Mobile 6.1 Device for a custom shortcut

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hi there - have got a shortcut file to gMail that comes up with the Windows logo.

can anyone please assist to change that icon to something else - i have SnagIt so can save any picture as any file type, just need to know how to change the default icon for a shortcut in Windows Mobile 6.1 !

Thanks heaps in advance . . .
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by:Mikal613
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try changing the icon on the desktop and then copying it again

http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_change_the_icon_of_a_desktop_shortcut.html
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thanks for the suggestion, tried that, but no go unfortunately in SPB Mobile Shell 3.0, still shows the default Windows shortcut icon
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it has to be compiled with the icon.

If you have programming skills
Using .net you can make an exe that opens your app with your icon.
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thanks Mikal613 - will see if I can do that . . .
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