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Windows 7: Remove W7 drop shadows?

21 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 7, Home Premium, 64 bit, SP1


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09 Aug 2011   #12

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

I tried this solution a while back. I have a Custom scheme for Performance Options/Visual Effects. I unchecked Use Drop Shadows for Icons on the Desktop. It works fine until you reboot. After rebooting, the Use Drop Shadows for Icons on the Desktop comes up checked again.

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Navigate to Start>Computer and right-click Computer. Click Properties then Advanced System Settings. Click the Advanced tab and click Settings in the Performance section where you can choose which options you want, including removing drop shadows.

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