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background in my documents

by Nataliya33 / November 19, 2006 7:00 AM PST

i was woundring how do u change the background picture in my documents and other folders i used to know how to do it on the old windows but the option isnt there in windows xp


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by 1101doc / November 19, 2006 8:08 AM PST

There are several ways to change the cover/icon of a folder.
I know of no way to change the white baackground of a window displaying the contents of a folder. Would be very interested
if someone does.

Easiest way to change the cover icon is to right click the folder and choose Properties>Customize>Change icon. You will then be able to
select from one of the many pre-loaded Windows icons or "Browse"
you computer to choose one of your own, including one of your pictures.

Is this what you were looking for?

Good Luck--1101doc

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thanks but
by Nataliya33 / November 19, 2006 8:46 AM PST
In reply to: Background?

thanks but i new how to change the icon

there did used to be awayy to change the white background i think i done it windows 2000 before and u can have diffrent pictures for each folder

so does anyone know how to do it on xp please

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Changing Folder Brackgrounds
by Daviddude / November 19, 2006 9:39 AM PST
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Look (google) for a program called IESHWIZ.

That will do it for you.


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by Nataliya33 / November 19, 2006 10:05 AM PST

thanks got it it works fine but any idea if theres away to put in as like defualt windows thing cause at the moment u have to put it in each folder u want to costimize

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(NT) No Way To Globally Set That - To My Knowledge
by Daviddude / November 19, 2006 10:44 AM PST
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