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BrandIcon

Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

BrandIcon specifies the path to a graphic file that appears in the Personalization Control Panel to represent a theme.

Themes enable users to customize elements of the Windows® visual style, including the desktop, background, and screen saver.

The icon graphic must be a .png file that is no larger than 240x80 pixels in size.

 

Path_to_icon_file

Specifies the path to the graphic file. Path_to_icon_file is a string that has a maximum length of 1024 characters.

This string type supports empty elements.

specialize

auditSystem

auditUser

oobeSystem

For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following example shows how to set a customized logo to represent a theme.

<Themes>
   <ThemeName>Fabrikam Theme</ThemeName>
   <DesktopBackground>%WINDIR%\web\wallpaper\fabrikam.jpg</DesktopBackground>
   <BrandIcon>%programfiles%\Fabrikam\fabrikam-logo.png</BrandIcon>
</Themes>

See Also

Concepts

Themes

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