You will need
  • - computer with Windows;
  • program TuneUp Utilities 2011.
Just right click on the shortcut icon you want to change. A context menu will appear, in which select "Properties". In the ensuing menu, click on the button "Change icon". POPs up a window in which there are several variants of the icons that are appropriate to the type of the file referenced by the shortcut.
If some of these icons, you do not pick up, then click on the browse button. Then click one of the icons on your hard drive. Then click OK and Apply.
Change icon of the shortcut you can use the program TuneUp Utilities 2011. The advantage of the app lies in the fact that his folder has many extra icons which are not present in the operating system. Accordingly, you will have a wider choice.
Download TuneUp from the Internet and install it on your computer. Run the program. After scanning your system you will be taken to the main menu of the application. Go to the tab "Windows setup". In the left part of the window is the "Change Windows appearance". In this section you will find the "Personalizacja Windows."
In the window that appears, find the section "Icons". Then select "View icons". In this window you can configure some display options icon label, for example, to remove the arrows on it.
Then go to the tab "System elements". The window will be divided into several sections. Based on the icon whose shortcut you need to change accordingly, and choose the section. If you need to change, for example, the icon label on the desktop, then choose "desktop".
After that, select the desired label with the left mouse button. Then under "Task" select "Change icon". A window will open with icons. Select one and press OK, then "Apply".