How to change user icons in Windows XP?

By nmojzesz ·
When a person sets up their username in Windows XP, they are assigned an icon such as chess pieces, a skateboarder, a palm tree, etc. How can we change the user icon?

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open user accounts

by Sue T In reply to How to change user icons ...

in the control panel, select the user who wants to change their picture and one of the options will be to change the picture. The user can do this themself and they do not need to be anything more than a standard user.

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sue is right

by markp24 In reply to How to change user icons ...

here is the ms artical
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Windows XP Home Edition and Professional
Non-Domain Members
A picture is automatically assigned to each user account. To change this picture:
1.In Control Panel, double-click User Accounts.
2.Click the account for which you want to change the picture.
3.Click Change the picture.
4.Click a picture in the window, or click Browse for More Pictures, and then click the picture that you want to use.
5.When this picture is highlighted in the window, click Change Picture.
Domain Members
This feature is not supported on computers that are a member of a domain. "

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