How to Customize Individual Folder Icons in Windows
To change a folder’s icon:
- Open Notepad and enter two lines, [.ShellClassInfo] IconFile=file name,number (e.g. IconFile=C:\Icon\CustomFolder.ico,0)
- Save the file as DESKTOP.INI in the folder you wish to change.
- Click Start -> Run, type in the command line, ATTRIB +S “folder name”
- Open Explorer or My Computer and refresh (press F5 key).
This tip only work Windows 95/NT 4.0 + IE 4.0 with shell integration, or Windows 98/NT 5.0.