How to Change Windows 10 Desktop Icons

Eric Xu, in Technical Tips
You might have just grown tired of seeing the same desktop icons every single day, and wonder how you can have them changedor could you?

Definitely, yes, and as easy as possible. Here’s how you do it:

Navigate to Windows start button, right click and select Control Panel.


Switch view to Small icons, click Personalization.


First, click Change desktop icons, select one of those icons you’d like to change and then click Change Icon…


Choose one of the replacements from the list and click OK > Apply.  

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