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how do i accomplish this?
i have 1 harddrive 2 partitions..mac & xp
how do i change the icon on my windows partition?
i have candybar changed all the icons i wanted but cant find the option to change it.....

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You can change any icon by clicking on "get info" and in "get info" window you click on icon and copy paste it whereever you want :angry:

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You can change any icon by clicking on "get info" and in "get info" window you click on icon and copy paste it whereever you want :)



hey thanks for responding i tried that before and nothing changes
any other way?

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No. It's probably an NTFS partition, so in other words: you can't modify the partitions contents at all. That includes the partition/disc's icon. OS X can read NTFS but not write to it.

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No. It's probably an NTFS partition, so in other words: you can't modify the partitions contents at all. That includes the partition/disc's icon. OS X can read NTFS but not write to it.


True. I think the only way is to replace the generic drive icon with Candybar or an equivilant program.

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I tried with candybar and it's not working....
The software don't recognise the ntfs partition

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If you only have 2 paritions one xp and one osx you could try this. Use candybar and go to system. Set the internal disk to say an xp icon. That will change all your disks to that icon. Now go to volumes. That should only show the osx disk. put the icon you want for osx and apply the changes.

That is what I did, but I have 2 disk, 3 partions (1 osx and 2 xp) and that worked for me.

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in candybar change the generic drive icon to show windowslogo on it then change all system hd's to the apple and voila!

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thank you guys!!!

It is working.

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If you only have 2 paritions one xp and one osx you could try this. Use candybar and go to system. Set the internal disk to say an xp icon. That will change all your disks to that icon. Now go to volumes. That should only show the osx disk. put the icon you want for osx and apply the changes.

That is what I did, but I have 2 disk, 3 partions (1 osx and 2 xp) and that worked for me.



I do this, but when I set the internal disk to say an xp icon and click apply system icons nothing happens :king: I have one internal disk and four partitions(one xp,one mac and two fat32)

could you please help?

in candybar change the generic drive icon to show windowslogo on it then change all system hd's to the apple and voila!



and what is "generic drive" I couldn't find it in candybar. Sorry my english is not good enough.

help pleaase

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ok here goes this one should be stickied.
first get candybar -> http://www.iconfactory.com/cb_home.asp
then open it to this screen: Posted Image
change the internal HD pic to whatever you want your XP Icon to be.
save changes
now go to this screen: Posted Image
change the Icons to be whatever you want your MAC icons to be.
save changes.

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ok. thank for your help :happymac:


have fun...





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