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Windows 7: Desktop Icon Selection?

28 Apr 2011   #1
Geforce

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Desktop Icon Selection?

When I select multiple items using shift or control key i get this:



When I deselect everything i get this:


This is how normal selected icon looks like(compare the first and this one):



When I have slideshow backgrounds I can't get rid of these small little dots around the icon(otherwise i get rid of it by pressing delete than escape).

I know that isn't a big problem but i just want to know how to get rid of it.

My friend has slideshow backgrounds, but he's able to get rid of 'em just by doing things that i mentioned before in the brackets.

BTW I'm not sure if this is the right topic, so I'm sorry if it isn't.


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28 Apr 2011   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

I have tried Windows 7 Basic theme and it was with dots and my Aero theme was without dots.

I guess dotted and non-dotted versions are both normal and correct, might be just for different types of themes.
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28 Apr 2011   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

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Here you go read this thread Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons
Jerry
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29 Apr 2011   #4
Geforce

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Bongo.
This seems to be working, but when i select files in WinRAR by dragging with my mouse i can't see the select box, because it's Focus Rectangle.
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29 Apr 2011   #5
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Geforce View Post
Thanks Bongo.
This seems to be working, but when i select files in WinRAR by dragging with my mouse i can't see the select box, because it's Focus Rectangle.
You're Welcome I do not have WinRAR So I'm not sure what's going on there.
Jerry
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30 Apr 2011   #6
Geforce

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know for you but WinRAR is the most common tool for me, it's the first program I install after Windows. I have the same problem with Pakscape, the select box is focus rectangle. LOL
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30 Apr 2011   #7
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I use 7-Zip
Post a screenshot of it then we can see it Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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