VBScript - Icon Copy

General Information

Script template to copy an external icon for use in a shortcut.


  • OS: Windows XP/7

file copy_icon.vbs
' VBScript:  AUTHOR: <name> <date>
' NAME: <Template-ExtIcon.vbs>
' DESCRIPTION: Copies an External Icon to C:\ if it does not already exist. 
'Declare Variables for later use
Option Explicit
Const OverwriteExisting = TRUE
Dim IconName
Dim CopyFrom
Dim CopyTo
Dim objIcon
'++++++++++++++++++++++++ EDIT THESE VARIABLES +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
'Filename of Icon (include extension)
IconName = "Name.ico"
'Full network path of folder icon is in. (include trailing slash)
CopyFrom = "\\server\folder\"
'Full local directory to copy the icon to
CopyTo = "C:\"
Set objIcon = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
If objIcon.FileExists(CopyTo & IconName) Then
  ObjIcon.CopyFile CopyFrom & IconName , CopyTo, OverwriteExisting
End If
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  • Last modified: 2019/05/25 23:50
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