SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Designer 2010 is connected to a more simple and allows developers to work with SharePoint to change almost everything you want to change. While customization is easier than ever, has also changed considerably in SharePoint 2007. The new SharePoint directs the user to change settings more easily than before. Favicon icon, a Web site, is an important part of any page. In particular, SharePoint 2010, if this icon is to restore the default icon bright orange.
To maintain the branding of your webpage in your favicon, follow these steps.
Upload your favicon file to your images library.
Publish and Approve your icon through the SharePoint Publishing Workflows
Open your master page in SharePoint Designer 2010.
Find the tag in the HTML header.
Change the "IconUrl" tag to the relative URL of your favicon.
Save and check-in your master page.
Publish and approve your master page through the SharePoint Publishing Workflows.