Since our working lives have just been limited to computer screens in this world, What at least we can do is that, we can keep it colorful and bright so that we don’t get bored out of it. And how can keep our computer screens interesting? Simply by customizing the appearance by personalization tools currently present on the computer. There are so many ways to your customize your computer’s appearance nowadays. Most of us have already customized our desktops in the way we like to look at it. Currently there are customizations available for all the types of people out there, there are people who like to change wallpapers, themes and other stuff like that according to seasons or festivals or whatever they like. We try to make our computer screens look unique in the best way we can and to do that we try to personalize each and every option available that could be changed.
Changing wallpapers and themes are a thing of past, like even a kid can do that without any help. Many people like to take the next step and change their desktop icons to their personal photos or cool icons that they can download from the net. What if you want to take a step further. Well, I am talking about changing the icons of the different drives present on your computer. I am sure you haven’t even thought about it yet. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could change the old boring icons on your drives and change them to something more fun like a different small personal photograph for all the different respective users who own the drives when two or more people use the same computer. Normally there are two ways with which you can change your drive icons the first one is by putting these two lines of the code in the text document ” [autorun] , ICON=path ” and then change the path to the icon location on the hard drive. The second one is to navigate to the settings through a very long registry key. Now both these two methods might seem to be very difficult and confusing for a normal computer user.
Don’t worry we have a perfect little free application for you that will change the icon of you desired drive with just one click. With 7Drive Icons Changer you will be able to do that very easily. Lets see how,
First after downloading the application you will have to run it, be sure that you run it as an administrator because if you don’t it wont work. after running the application you will see the following screen.
As you can see, you don’t have much to do here and all you have to do is to select the drive whose icon you want to change, and press the browse icon button
Next screen will look like this
You wil have to browse to the folder from where you want to choose the icon, be sure that the downloaded file is in “.Ico” format otherwise it wont be shown in the browse window.
After selecting the desired file you will be directed to the next screen
here all you have to do is, to make sure that the icon you selected is the correct one and press the apply button
You can also choose to restore all default icons by a single click whenever you want to bring things back to normal.
In the end we would like to show you how beautiful it is to change the normal drive icon to something interesting and good looking, you can look for yourself how good it looks from the other normal drive icons
In the end we would like you to remember these few points so that you don’t encounter any of the common silly errors
- program has to be started with administrative rights.
- make sure to write the drive letter.