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Windows 7: Use drop shadows doesn't change anything

08 Sep 2012   #1
asd123321

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Use drop shadows doesn't change anything

I need the dark background behind the desktop icons
but it is not there in either position of the
drop shadows parameter like it did in XP.
If I click on the text, the shadow is there.


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08 Sep 2012   #2
Skylais

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi try using the attached program, it lets you change background color(lots of colors) of icons as well as the text of the icons. It can be buggy though, so once you get what you want i would exit.
Here is what i did to mine :


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