changing logo of simple app

For an simple freeware app there are only the following files when extracted.
.exe - this runs the program
.chm compiled HTML
.CNT file
.hlp file
uninstall.exe

this is a basic text application..

Where is the logo stored? When i open the app, it is in the top left corner.. is it possible to change it? on windows explorer also, the .exe has the logo. i would like to change it if possible, because of personal preference.
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Pradeep DubeyConsultantCommented:
If you interested you can do it but you have to crack the application and after that behavior of this EXE may change (depend upon the crack).


http://www.heaventools.com/rt-how-to-edit-text-strings-in-exe.htm

from this link you can make changes into the exe.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
For the EXE file, take a look at this:
http://www.howtogeek.com/75983/stupid-geek-tricks-how-to-modify-the-icon-of-an-.exe-file/

In addition to the Resource Hacker mentioned in the article above, here's another resource editor:
http://www.resedit.net/

Regards, Joe
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jcimarronCommented:
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Where is the icon (which you seem to call logo) stored?

"Looking for a new ICON for an application on your Windows 7 screen? Go to the bottom of your screen and click on "Start".

In the Start|Search Programs and Files box, enter *.ico. Click Enter. Your Windows 7 search engine will then find and show you EVERY ICON that's in your computer "

To find where an individual icon is stored, right click on any icon (.ico file) you just found in the Search list and click "Open File Location".  

Changing icons on shortcuts is easy.  Right click on the Shortcut, then Properties.  You will be offered a Change Icon button.  
You can choose icons from any of those already on your PC by using the Browse button in that window to navigate to:

C:\Windows\System32\Shell32.Dll

C:\Windows\Explorer.Exe

C:\Windows\System32\AccessibilityCpl.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\Ddores.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\GameUx.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll

C:\Windows\System32\MorIcons.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\mmcndmgr.dll

C:\Windows\System32\mmRes.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\NetCenter.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\netshell.dll

C:\Windows\System32\networkexplorer.dll

C:\Windows\System32\PifMgr.dll

C:\Windows\System32\PniDui.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\SensorsCpl.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\SetupApi.Dll

C:\Windows\System32\wmploc.DLL

C:\Windows\System32\wpdshext.dll

C:\Windows\System32\DDORes.dll

C:\Windows\System32\compstui.dll

Or you can create your own .ico file and browse to that.

Adapted from:  http://superuser.com/questions/25086/where-are-my-icons-in-windows-7
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