When you install a new program on your system, a shortcut icon with an arrow is created and placed at your desktop. To many of these arrows on desktop shortcut icons do spoil a desktopís beauty and prevents you from giving a pro look to your desktop. So lets learn the TNT of removing these arrows forever!
Now to do this follow these steps
1. Go Start Menu
2. Type regedit
Registry editor will pop up as shown below,
3. Navigate to the following registry key,
Delete the IsShortcut registry value in the right pane (To delete the key right click it and select delete)Note:- Itís also workable to just rename the IsShortcut registry entry to another name, such as IsNotShortcut. If incase you want the arrows back, you can navigate to the same registry key above and then rename IsNotShortcut to IsShortcut.
4. Now navigate to the following registry key,
Delete the IsShortcut registry value in the right pane.Note:- Again I would say that itís also workable to just rename the IsShortcut registry entry to another name, such as IsNotShortcut. If incase you want the arrows back, you can navigate to the same registry key above and then rename IsNotShortcut to IsShortcut.
5. Finally Restart your windows and enjoy the pro look on your next log in.
Make the Background of Your Icon Text Transparent on the Desktop
To do this, follow the steps below,
1. Right Click My Computer
in the Start Menu or at Desktop
2. Select properties
A window will pop up as shown below. Select the Advanced
Tab and then select Settings
After clicking Settings
you will see a new window as shown below,
Now Tick the box saying ďUse drop Shadows for icon labels on the desktopĒ Then Click Apply and then Ok. Now when you look at your desktop icons, the coloured backgrounds for Icon Labels would have gone! Enjoy a neat and clean Desktop bye
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