Windows 7 Tutorial

Change the "My Computer" icon in Windows 7

Every computer loaded with or upgraded to Windows 7 will come with the same icon for "My Computer"; but you can change this icon to use pretty much any icon image file you have on your PC. In this tutorial, we will explain how to customize the My Computer icon to a different image file, which has to be in one of two types of formats: either an icon file (*.ICO), or a resource of some kind, like *.DLL, *.EXE, etc. - a lot easier than it sounds.


Change the icon of your My Computer shortcut on the desktop

Follow these steps to customize the icon of My Computer:

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