IconsExtract is a free to use software which lets you extract all the icons stored in EXE, DLL, OCX, CPL and in other file types in windows, you can sae the extracted icons by this utlity as ICO Files or CUR files. We had written some related articles on icons like how to restore default icon size, [Fixed] – Windows Vista Desktop Icons Too Large / Too Small and tip to set custom drive icons in my computer and how to remove unwanted useless icons and some other troubleshooting tips including how to fix Icons and Task Bar Disappeared
Moreover you can also copy the image of a single file icon into the windows clipboard and then paste it into any running application simply as copy paste. This small utlity is portable [ does not require installation ] and works on the following operating system.
OS Supported: Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, or Windows Vista