Change my desktop icon to a customised one

  Tinkey Winkey 09:58 21 Sep 2006
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Hi all,

I have a favourite website shortcut icon on my desktop - curently the mozilla firefox logo but I'd like to change it for a custom logo if posible.

My custom logo is saved as a Gif which doesn't seem to be compatible?

Is there a way round this - should I be savin the custom logo in another file format?

  SANTOS7 10:16 21 Sep 2006

click here
this may help..

  ArrGee 10:26 21 Sep 2006

Also worth a look at:
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  Gongoozler 10:29 21 Sep 2006

Try converting the gif file to a bmp, then save it and change the file extension from .bmp to .ico. This should work.

  Tinkey Winkey 10:42 21 Sep 2006

ArrGee - a free editor which I'll check out later thanks.

Gongoozler,
Have saved it as a .bmp but how do I convert the file extension to .ico please?

  Gongoozler 11:53 21 Sep 2006

In Windows Explorer, right click on the file, select "Rename", and rename it.

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