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Windows 7: Remove shadow Icon Boxes

09 Jul 2012   #121
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post
How do you get rid of this shadow? It is not on all icons, just some of them.
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As you see is a grey box that doesn't disapper even if I click somewhere elese on the desktop.

Attachment 220567 It's not so visible but I want to get rid of it.
Welcome to the Seven Forums
Next time please start a new thread it would be more helpful.
Are you using the default Aero theme are you using a custom theme?
Jerry


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17 Jul 2012   #122
mickie

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post
How do you get rid of this shadow? It is not on all icons, just some of them.
Attachment 220565

Attachment 220566

As you see is a grey box that doesn't disapper even if I click somewhere elese on the desktop.

Attachment 220567 It's not so visible but I want to get rid of it.
Welcome to the Seven Forums
Next time please start a new thread it would be more helpful.
Are you using the default Aero theme are you using a custom theme?
Jerry
Thank you!
I am using the default Aero theme.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jul 2012   #123
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post
How do you get rid of this shadow? It is not on all icons, just some of them.
Attachment 220565

Attachment 220566

As you see is a grey box that doesn't disapper even if I click somewhere elese on the desktop.

Attachment 220567 It's not so visible but I want to get rid of it.
Welcome to the Seven Forums
Next time please start a new thread it would be more helpful.
Are you using the default Aero theme are you using a custom theme?
Jerry
Thank you!
I am using the default Aero theme.
Look at this thread and use the Focus Rectangle Remover Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
Jerry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Jul 2012   #124
mickie

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post

Welcome to the Seven Forums
Next time please start a new thread it would be more helpful.
Are you using the default Aero theme are you using a custom theme?
Jerry
Thank you!
I am using the default Aero theme.
Look at this thread and use the Focus Rectangle Remover Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
Jerry
It's not the focus rectangle. That creates a rectangle only if you move your cursor over the icon. This grey rectangle is there all the time; and I clicked the Desktop before I took the Screen shot., so it's not related to my cursor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #125
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickie View Post

It's not the focus rectangle. That creates a rectangle only if you move your cursor over the icon. This grey rectangle is there all the time; and I clicked the Desktop before I took the Screen shot., so it's not related to my cursor.
Try Option 2 of this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will not harm any data or programs you have installed it will try to find and repair corrupt system files.
Jerry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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