Mitchell65 and ARC,
Thanks for the clarification. I have the same problem. As it turns out, I saved a shortcut to a URL on my desktop, in this case from Dictionary.com. The site's logo is visibile, but it is very small within the thick white border of the icon. If I change the icon to get rid of the border, though, I will lose the site logo as an icon. I'd like to keep the site logos as icons if possible to make it simpler to find them on the desktop. In earlier versions of Windows while on website, I could just click File, Send to Desktop as Shortcut and the full icon appeared. As always with Windows, they can't seem to leave well enough alone.
So my question then, is there a way to convert the icon with the border to a true icon with out the border? If not, iIs there a way to to download a company's logo as an .ICO file and then change the shortcut's icon as you suggest?
Here is a sample of what the icons look like now:
Thanks . . .