Learn how to change how the Computer, User’s Files, Network, Recycle Bin, or Control Panel icons look in Windows 7.
How to Change how Windows 7’s Desktop Icons Look
- Right-click an empty space on your desktop and then select Personalize.
- Select Change desktop icons in the left column of the Personalization window.
- Select an icon and then click the Change Icon button.
- Pick a new look for the icon and then click OK.
Note: If you have your own custom icons, click Browse, navigate to them, and then select the icon of your choice.
Now my Computer icon has a big red X instead of a computer.
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