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How do I change text icons

E

eXistenZ

#1
Vista Home Edition
New user [ unfamiliar with this OS ]

All text files open with a program called Metapad.
This is how I want them to.
My question is how do I change all the txt icons
in my folders to match
that of Met pad ?

Any help or advice appreciated...
 

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Brink

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mvp
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32,201
Location
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#2
Hello eXistenZ,

This tutorial can help show you how to change the icon for file extension types to have a icon of your choice.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/178915-file-extension-type-icon-change.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

Vista Home Edition
New user [ unfamiliar with this OS ]

All text files open with a program called Metapad.
This is how I want them to.
My question is how do I change all the txt icons
in my folders to match
that of Met pad ?

Any help or advice appreciated...
 

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E

eXistenZ

#3
Thankyou
I will try it.


"Brink" <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote in message
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>
> Hello eXistenZ,
>
> This tutorial can help show you how to change the icon for file
> extension types to have a icon of your choice.
>
> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/178915-file-extension-type-icon-change.html
>
> Hope this helps,
> Shawn
>
> eXistenZ;1039589 Wrote:

>> Vista Home Edition
>> New user [ unfamiliar with this OS ]
>>
>> All text files open with a program called Metapad.
>> This is how I want them to.
>> My question is how do I change all the txt icons
>> in my folders to match
>> that of Met pad ?
>>
>> Any help or advice appreciated...
>
>
> --
> Brink
>
> '*MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience*'
> (https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile=87AD1AFC-4723-4479-A555-AD617AF3D511)
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask
> them.*
> '*::Windows 7 Forums::*' (http://www.sevenforums.com/) *and*
> '*::Vista Forums::*' (http://www.vistax64.com/)
> *Please post feedback to help others.*
 

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Brink

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#4
You're welcome eXistenZ. :)

Thankyou
I will try it.


"Brink" <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote in message
news:43e8ff3349114539f4ab47e116475d75@xxxxxx-gateway.com...
>
> Hello eXistenZ,
>
> This tutorial can help show you how to change the icon for file
> extension types to have a icon of your choice.
>
> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/178915-file-extension-type-icon-change.html
>
> Hope this helps,
> Shawn
>
> eXistenZ;1039589 Wrote:
>> Vista Home Edition
>> New user [ unfamiliar with this OS ]
>>
>> All text files open with a program called Metapad.
>> This is how I want them to.
>> My question is how do I change all the txt icons
>> in my folders to match
>> that of Met pad ?
>>
>> Any help or advice appreciated...
>
>
> --
> Brink
>
> '*MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience*'
> (https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile=87AD1AFC-4723-4479-A555-AD617AF3D511)
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask
> them.*
> '*::Windows 7 Forums::*' (Windows 7 Forums) *and*
> '*::Vista Forums::*' (http://www.vistax64.com/)
> *Please post feedback to help others.*
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Show second system?
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    Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Corsair Air 740
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Creative F200 webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

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