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Fantastic Windows 10 Icons And How To Install Them

Windows is quite the least pleasing and plain operating system when it comes to appearance and atmosphere. More so, with no new Windows Operating System to be released henceforth, we are ever-stuck with the fundamental UI of Windows 10. The same icons, the same explorer, the same everything; Therefore, it is no wonder it becomes dreary and mind-numbing to be hailed with the same interface daily.

An icon pack always brings modish appealing to the aesthetics of one’s desktop. So, let’s buckle up now and give ourself a new vibrant touch. We present: Top 5 Icon Packs for Windows 10.

Disclaimer: While this method is quite easy, we do not take liability of any damages. Even so, please comment down if you encounter any problem, we will try to help you as much as possible.

Perquisites

Please follow these perquisites before we set on to install icon packs for your PC. They are easy to follow and quite basic.

1. Enable File Extension View

To enable file extension view, follow these steps on your PC.

  1. Open My Computer (Now changed with This PC)
  2. Click the View tab in File explorer ribbon (Top bar of the window)
  3. Check enable File Name Extensions

2. 7TSP GUI

7TSP GUI is a theme source patcher that patches icon themes to your desktop whilst avoiding boot loops & black screens when installing custom icons/icon packs. The icons featured in this article are based on 7TSP Installer and can only be installed through it.

It is portable and does not require you to follow an installation.

Compatibility: Compatible with Windows 10 1903 + Builds. Be sure to check your windows build number before applying the icon packs. (This PC → Properties → Windows Specifications)

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Top 5 Icon Themes for Windows 10

1. Aon

Aon Icon Theme features flat, dynamic and colorful set of icons, following a homogeneous and minimalist design trend.

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Installation Guide:

Step 1:

  • Extract Aon Icon Theme
  • Go to Aon Aon 7TSP
  • Choose Blue/Gray version according to your preference
  • Rename ‘7TSP Aon.7z.ee’ to ‘7TSP Aon.7z’ (Remove .ee from the end)

Step 2:

  • Open .exe file that we downloaded earlier
  • Click on “Add a custom pack”
  • Browse and select 7z
  • Click on “Start Patching”
  • Once done, restart your PC

2. Lumicons

Lumicons brings in a wide spectrum of icons which are colorful and lively.

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Installation Guide:

Step 1:

  • Extract Lumicons Icon Theme
  • Got to Lumicons Lumicons 7TSP
  • Rename ‘7TSP Lumicons.7z.remove’ to ‘7TSP Lumicons.7z’ (Remove .remove from the end)
  • Rename ‘7TSP Lumicons Folders.7z.remove’ to ‘7TSP Lumicons Folders.7z’

Step 2:

  • Open .exe file that we downloaded earlier
  • Click on “Add a custom pack”
  • Browse and select 7TSP Lumicons.7z
  • Click on “Start Patching”
  • Once done, restart your PC
  • Follow the same steps again for 7TSP Lumicons Folders.7z to get new folder icons

3. Fluent Keys Icon Theme

Fluent Keys Icon Theme consists of linear icons in an outline form. The theme pack has two variants: Day and Night, which tones with Black and White wallpapers interchangeably.

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Installation Guide:

Step 1:

  • Extract Fluent Keys Icon Theme
  • Go to Fluent Fluent 7TSP
  • Choose Day/Night version according to your preference (I like Night Version)
  • Rename ‘7TSP Fluent Night.7z.remove’ to ‘7TSP Fluent Night.7z’ (Remove .remove from the end)

Step 2:

  • Open .exe file that we downloaded earlier
  • Click on “Add a custom pack”
  • Browse and select 7TSP Fluent Night.7z
  • Click on “Start Patching”
  • Once done, restart your PC

4. Nord Icon Theme

Nord Icon theme is Based on Nord Colors, which avails an arctic, north-bluish color palette.

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Installation Guide:

Step 1:

  • Extract Nord Icon Theme
  • Go to Nord Nord 7TSP
  • Rename ‘7tsp Nord Papirus.7z.remove’ to ‘7tsp Nord Papirus.7z’ (Remove .remove from the end)

Step 2:

  • Open .exe file that we downloaded earlier
  • Click on “Add a custom pack”
  • Browse and select 7TSP Fluent Night.7z
  • Click on “Start Patching”
  • Once done, restart your PC

5. Trace Icons

A set of colorful, outline and flat icons that will set your mood.

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Installation Guide:

Step 1:

  • Extract Trace Icon Theme
  • Go to Trace Trace 7TSP
  • Select any version as per your preference
  • Rename ‘7TSP Trace.7z.ee’ to ‘7TSP Trace.7z’ (Remove .ee from the end)

Step 2:

  • Open .exe file that we downloaded earlier
  • Click on “Add a custom pack”
  • Browse and select 7TSP Trace.7z
  • Click on “Start Patching”
  • Once done, restart your PC

Parting Words

Customization is one of the best ways to add flares and personality to your PC. An Operating System is your workspace, and it should always feel motivating and comfortable enough for you to start your work.

The original references to the icon packs mentioned in this article are listed below and we duly acknowledge their (developers) effort into it.

Aon Deviantart
Lumicons Deviantart
Fluent Keys Icon Theme Deviantart
Nord Icon Theme Deviantart
Trace Deviantart

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