02 February 2011

Change the Icons of Removable Drives

Dear Friends,
If you are keen to change the look of your every part of your computer than this is the article for you !
This very simple but still many of us are not aware of this thing!

Now lets come to the point:
Here is the very common and very simple trick to change the icon of your removable drive.

To change the icon just follow the given steps as under:

1] first select your icon file or download it from the net. If you are creating your own file than remember that it should be 34*34 pixels. Otherwise look will be clumsy.

2] now open notepad or other text editing software and type the following,
label=My USB Drive

3] now save this by clocking save as and with a name AUTORUN.inf .

4] now put this notepad file and .ico file in the same root of the removable drive but not in the folder.

5] that’s it.

6] now eject the removable drive and reinsert it and see the difference in the look and label!

Note that your icon file should be same as you have written in notepad entry and both the file(i.e autorun.inf and myusbdriveicon.ico) must be in the same directory of removable drive!

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