Coloring Windows Folders with Custom Icons
Recently folks were pointing to iColorFolder, a freeware application that "let's you add some color to your folders." I think it's cool that this guy wrote an application do this, but the funtionality is built into Windows.
Just right-click on the folder you want to mess with, select Properties, the the Customize Tab. Select "Change Icon" and set the folder icon.
Here's my zip file of collected folder icons.
File Attachment: foldericons.zip (113 KB)
This is what happens in the hidden Desktop.ini file when you do this:
I may be the utils guy, but if I can avoid loading something, I will. I figure this fellow's iColorFolder application just edits the desktop.ini of the folder anyway.