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Windows 7: Background box around selected icons makes it hard to drag and place

21 Feb 2012   #11
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lokiju View Post

I just noticed that the icon/folder gets bigger when you pic it up to drag it...which is mainly what makes it awkward to place back down in the correct spot. This doesn't happen as I drag folders in winXP.
This is a window seven thing where it gets bigger when you drag it.

I can also remove the blue box from around the icon to I thought you were talking about just dragging blue box, there is hot, selected, selected non-focus, and hot selected images there would you like them all removed or would you still like it to show up when you hover over a folder or file only.
Jerry
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21 Feb 2012   #12
lokiju

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I personally find that, just coming from winXP, the blue highlight box shouldn't be anywhere in existence!

I just wish Microsoft would include MORE options in future windows, not less...the large folder on drag is a silly thing to make permanent.
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21 Feb 2012   #13
Bongo

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I can remove the blue highlight from the start menu, Windows Explorer navigation pane, and the drop-down menus also if you would like.
Let me know
Jerry
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21 Feb 2012   #14
lokiju

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Man, I feel like I'm taking all your time! Apologies! I overstated my last post. What I meant was that I dislike the highlight around any explorer folder icons as I almost never use a list, preferring medium icons. I actually love the highlight in start menu, Windows Explorer navigation pane, and the drop-down menus.
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21 Feb 2012   #15
Bongo

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Give this one a try, it will show up in personalization as boxless icons.2
Let me know how it goes.
Jerry


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21 Feb 2012   #16
lokiju

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Thanks my friend, rep for you!
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21 Feb 2012   #17
Bongo

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You're Welcome and thanks for the Rep
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