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I have windows vista n whenever i create a shortcut to desktop the internet explorer icon appears n when i ngo to properties i can only choose from the icons on the computer but i want to know if i can change it to the one on the web site e.g the b in a red circle on the bebo site

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  • sallynaknoo Aug 09, 2008

    when i right click on the icon i want it doesnt say anything about saving it too disk n where can i download an icon editin tool i havent got a clue how to use da laptop yet i only got it a couple of weeks ago its a dell inspiron 1525

  • sallynaknoo Aug 09, 2008

    no still dont work just comes up as the e icon for internet

  • sallynaknoo Aug 12, 2008

    you were right about the view not being set to classic but it still didnt work

  • sallynaknoo Aug 14, 2008

    hi i figured out what was wrong the text size was changed to larger so i changed it too smaller n all is good now so thanks very much

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I had the same issue on a Vista Home Basic system. I dragged th icon to the desktop and I got the e-icon instead os a Bebo icon, but when I changed the Desktop icon size to Classic it worked fine. Unless you use Classic it will not work at all.
Thats all I can suggest.
HTH
Steve

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If you drag the icon from the address bar in IE to the desktop, it should change the icon when it is copied to the desktop.

otherwise -

go to the website and right-click on the icon you want to use and save the icon to disk. Download an icon editing tool and load the icon and save it as a .ico file. Then right-click - properties on the shortcut and then change icon and browse to the icon you just saved.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

  • Steve Si
    Steve Si Aug 09, 2008

    I di this

    1. type www.bebo.com into internet explorer and click on arrow - IE loads BEBO page

    2. Left-click on the icon in the address bar (icon just before www.bebo.com text

    3. Drag icon to Desktop and release mouse button

    4. Viola - a bebo icon is now on Desktop



    Does this not work for you?

  • Steve Si
    Steve Si Aug 09, 2008

    Hi

    I think your problem is you do not have Desktop Icon size set to Classic.

    Right-click on Desktop

    View

    Classic



    Thats it!

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