In order to make your own icons for free, you will use any bitmap program. You can use Paint, in Windows. Open paint. Click on Images. Then, go to Attributes. Change the width to 32 by 32 pixels. Click OK. You can enlarge the image, if you like, in order to make it easier to work on it. Draw the image that you like. Click on File and Save. Next, you will need to save the image. Click on File and Save As. Change it to a 24 Bitmap image. Name it New.ico. Save it to your desktop. You should see it on the desktop. Place it in your Icon folder. You can use it for anything you choose.
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