A drive icon is the graphical representation of the removable drive. By default, Windows uses an icon for a particular drive based on what type of drive it is. Some types of drives are:
USB Flash drive
Solid-State drives (SSD)
A lot of Windows users have been asking this question lately, ‘How to change the drive icon on Windows 10?‘. Most of the users are interested to dig out the hidden secrets of Windows 10. This made us carry out some research and compile a short post on how you can change the drive icon.
In this article, we are going to discuss different methods by which you can change the removable drive icon.
3 Simple Methods to Change Drive Icon in Windows 10:
It is really nice to see the system detect a removable drive and change the icon depending on the type of drive. But it is really hard to tweak the settings for the system to do so. Even if you know the tips and tricks, the entire procedure is risky.
One wrong click could corrupt the data and the system may crash. These are some methods by which you can change the drive icon.
Method #1. Change Single Drive Icon Using Registry Editor
It is possible to change the drive icon using the Registry Editor. There are two important ways by which you can change the removable drive icon in using the Registry Editor.
These are the step you can follow:
Step 1: Use the Win Key + R to launch the RUN box.
Step 2: Type the command ‘RegEdit’ in the RUN box and hit the Enter key.
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