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Hakr Tutorial: Custom Flashdrive Icons and Label

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This i just a quick tutorial on creating custom flashdrive label and icons.


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Step 1: The icon

This is very easy to do.
1. Open up a normal notepad doc.

2. Then drag and drop an icon file into your flashdrive's directory

3. Type the following
[Autorun]
Icon="example".ico

4. Where i have "example" is where you should type the icon file's exact name(note: don't add the quotations)

5. Then save in as autorun.inf in your flashdrive's directory

6.Safely remove and plug it in again and it should be there.

Step 2: The Label

To make a label open up the autorun file and add the following

1. Label="example"

2. Where i have "example" is where you should type what you what it to be called(note: don't add the quotations)

Step 3: Final notes

When you are finished it should look like this.
[Autorun]
icon="example".ico
Label="example"

Note: don't forget to add .inf when you save or it won't work
saradiyal872 years ago
There is a way to insert symbols to drive label,
I learn it from,

http://www.smartusb.net/p/add-smart-symbols-to-your-flash-drive.html
cool but you should take a picture of your computer each time so people dont get confused