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Windows 7: Remove shadow Icon Boxes

30 Mar 2011   #21
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

That's the theme I'm using. I still have the boxes.


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30 Mar 2011   #22
derekimo

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Maybe this thread will help,

Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
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30 Mar 2011   #23
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Maybe this thread will help,

Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
That's the one I'm talking about. On your previous forum post it states. To take a risk. Why the risk?
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30 Mar 2011   #24
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Unfortunately I can't install it. I have Avast and that link you provided as a install it. Its spyware blocked.
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30 Mar 2011   #25
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Maybe this thread will help,

Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
That's the one I'm talking about. On your previous forum post it states. To take a risk. Why the risk?
Sorry, I didn't see that you mentioned that. I don't remember a previous post either.
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30 Mar 2011   #26
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
That's the theme I'm using. I still have the boxes.
Here is the default aero
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here's the theme I just made as you can see the blue box is gone.
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Does it only show up when you hover over the icon?
Jerry


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30 Mar 2011   #27
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Yes it shows when hover the icons.
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30 Mar 2011   #28
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I have it, see if you can download it from here.
You can disable avast for a few & then enable it again.
Jerry


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30 Mar 2011   #29
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

I install it and it didn't remove those boxes.
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30 Mar 2011   #30
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
I install it and it didn't remove those boxes.
When you go to Personalize do you have CustomAero2 & are you using it? I have tried it on both 32-bit and 64-bit and those boxes are gone.
look at screenshot
Jerry


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