How to create a CD Icon

  j3nks 15:42 03 May 2005

When viewed in windows explorer/My computer many Cd's have a company or product related icon showing against them. How do you setup a CD to do this?
I remember an article in Pc Advisor a while ago running through this but cannot find it now.

  Technotiger 15:46 03 May 2005

Hi, not sure if this is what you mean, but, when you create a CD it is normal to give it a Title - this is what will show up in My Computer/Explorer.


  mattyc_92 15:48 03 May 2005

open NotePad and type in:



icon=my icon.ico


Remember that you can use EXE files as icons as well and you can put "paths" to the file e.g. "myfolder\another folder\my icon.ico"

  mattyc_92 15:49 03 May 2005

and save the file as "autorun.inf"

  Technotiger 15:54 03 May 2005

Hi, I have just been experimenting, I see what you mean now. Perhaps if you put in a CD then 'Explore' it you might get a clue to remind you how.

Cheers, sorry I can't help you further.

  j3nks 13:07 04 May 2005

I already have an autorun.inf I assume that i just change the existing one


To show

icon=my icon.ico

Replacing "my icon.ico" with the icon name

  mattyc_92 15:26 04 May 2005

Yes.... Thats right... It's that simple.... lol

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