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How do I change the icon for my external hard drive in Windows Vista?

By dwizzle
Jan 14, 2011
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  1. I have a windows vista home premium service pack 2 operating system and I wondering how do I change the icon for my external hard drive because right now its some weird miscellaneous icon and I want to change it to the default picture. Can you help me?
  2. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    create an autorun.inf file at the root of the drive

    [autorun]
    Label=Whatever label you want
    Title=It's up to you
    Icon=\path\custom.ico


    replace Icon=\path\custom.ico with the exact path\filename of your icon file
  3. dwizzle

    dwizzle TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 34

    I don't know how to do that... sorry.


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