Folders displayed on Windows have a shape like or . The user is familiar with it, but it is too simple.
It also has the same shape, so it is difficult to distinguish immediately what folder it is. You can solve this by changing the icon shape of the folder.
Of course there are also software that makes it easy to change the icon of the folder, but here let’s change the icon of the folder using the functions in the Windows OS.
Select from existing icon
There are two ways to change the shape of the icon. Let’s change it to an existing icon which is prepared in Windows.
For example, let’s change the image of the folder icon (folder name “a”) shown below on the desktop.
▼ 1Right click mouse and select 2“Properties”.
▼ Next, on the “Customize” tab in the Property window, click the 2 on the 「Folder icon」 at the bottom.
▼ In the「Change icon」 hat is displayed, select the 1icon image that makes it easy to understand the contents of the folder and click the2 button.
▼ You will return to the「Properties」window, and you can see that the 1icon image has changed. Click the2 button to finish.
▼ As a result, the icon as shown below changed. Even if anyone sees it, the content of the folder is immediately related to music.