Windows 7 Icons
FEATURED: How to restore “show desktop” icon?If you want to restore the show desktop icon, follow this short guide and see how it works: including a free download of the show desktop icon if you don’t want/can’t create it yourself.
I previously showed you that there are some great tools to save/restore your desktop icon layout in Windows 7. Some tools go even further and create forms, shapes and objects using desktop icons. Sounds crazy? It probably is, but it’s some cool desktop art. Challenge + Reward Inside: Arrange your desktop icons into complex forms and send us a screenshot to email@example.com
Vista and Windows 7 have a lot of user icons. If you want to change the Windows 7 user icon, read this tutorial. If you are looking for new user icons and account pictures, you can download plenty of new pictures from here.
FelixJr, one of our readers wanted to know how to remove the recycle bin from his desktop in Windows 7. Windows 7 allows you to remove all system icons from your desktop and even add others that are disabled by default.
So, you want to change the taskbar icon size in Windows 7 and possibly the spacing too? The big buttons are too big and the small buttons are too small, right? You can change the taskbar icon size via the registry, so let’s get to it! (Image: Icon Spacing Reduced)
A lot of people ask me how to create Windows 7 themes. If you want to create some themes in Windows 7, you have to know that Microsoft made creating and sharing themes really simple, thanks to a new file format “.themepack”, which is basically a special ZIP format that includes cursors, sounds, wallpapers, icons, colors and more.
Well, if you frequently customize your system, you might get to point where you want to know how to remove the shortcut arrow icon in Windows 7. With a little registry hack, we can safely remove the shortcut arrow icon.
Do you want to change the Control Panel icon in Windows 7? You can either do it via a registry tweak or use a handy tool like IconPackager from Stardock. Let’s see how difficult that registry tweak is!
Do you want to make your desktop icons smaller or larger in Windows 7? There is an easy trick that allows you to scale a lot of things quickly. Resizing your desktop icons to small or large desktop icons can be useful for many purposes and allows you to customize Windows 7 just as you want and need it.
Many Windows 7 themes on our site come with new desktop icons. Some of them will automatically be installed, but some special desktop icons can only be changed with the help of a special tool. This is going to be a tutorial that will help you to install new icons in Windows 7. (Halo3 Control Panel Icon)
Speaking of Stardock, I checked if there are any Windows 7 Themes for WindowBlinds available. I know many of you are still running Windows XP, but own a copy of Stardock’s WindowBlinds, so this might be a great theme for you:sagorpirbd from deviantart created this RC2 theme for WindowBlinds, download it here. You want some Windows 7 Icons to complete your theme? Freak180 of DA extracted the Windows 7 icons, you can get them here.