How To Easily Add/Change Folder Picture In Windows 7



With Windows 7 explorer managing and customizing folders is easier than ever before. Applying or adding a new picture to a folder (folder picture) is very simple.

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Previously we have shown how to hide/show a folder and also how to change Windows 7 drive icons easily. We have also covered how to set a custom picture as folder background in Windows 7.

Here is how to add or change a folder picture in Windows 7:


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Step 1: Right-click on the folder that you would like to customize and click Properties option.

Step 2: Switch to the Customize tab.

Folder properties

Step 3: Under Customize tab, under folder pictures section, click on Choose File button and browse to the image file that you want to set as folder picture for the current folder.

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Step 4: Once you are done with your custom folder picture, click Apply button to save the selected image as folder picture for the current folder. That’s it!

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Dylan Austin


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