Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Desktop Problem

30 Oct 2009   #1
panthers89fan90

Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit Upgrade to Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Desktop Problem

Ok, my iobit360 internet security, logon changer program, and smart defrag programs all have this yellow and blue colored shield over them on my desktop. I don't know why my computer just randomly started putting them on every software I download and put an icon on my desktop for. I just want to get rid of this blue and yellow shield over my desktop icons. Please help.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
30 Oct 2009   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

This allows you to run administrator rights on the program with out right clicking and >Run as Administrator.

It will save you alot of time
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Oct 2009   #3
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi panthers89fan90
The shield denotes that it needs administrator privileges to run. The only way to get rid of it is to turn off UAC (not recommended).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

30 Oct 2009   #4
panthers89fan90

Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit Upgrade to Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
.

Oh, ok. Well I thought it was weird because I have never seen any of my desktop icons have this symbol before now. I guess i'll just leave it like that then. I was trying to get rid of the icons because before that shield popped up, it would let me click on a desktop icon and just run it as is. But thats cool. Thanks for the help fellas.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Desktop Problem




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
my problem about the desktop.
I'm using Win 7 for a long time, but this is a problem I experienced not so long ago, about less than a month ago. it started to be like this : the desktop shows up from time to time, about every 30 mins, it's more noticeable when i'm running a program in full screen, like playing games, etc. for...
General Discussion
Desktop icon problem, programs in start menu problem and more...
Hello guys, For some reason my computer have some problem(s) that I don't know where it come from and how to solve it. I got this problem for 3 days and I have tried to fix it but to no avail and i have pretty much lost hope, because I have some important documents for school etc. and videos,...
General Discussion
Desktop problem - help!
While I was transferring some photos the other day I had a slight accident whilst operating Windows Explorer. When copying the photo files from my camera, I do not use the software that is provided with the camera, (mainly because it is not up to date with Windows 7), so I tend to use Windows...
General Discussion
Need help.....Problem with desktop.
Ok first off i am not sure if this is the right place to post this, if it is wrong then i apologise. My problem is, when i first turn the laptop on every thing works just fine, i can use the shorcut icons from desktop, but after a short time, if i have been browsing the internet or even playing a...
Performance & Maintenance
Win 7 Desktop problem
Its weird. I used to have an image as the background to my desktop, but now the background is the solid color I selected in the desktop personalize window. When I turn off the computer, the main desktop disapears, and the image I want shows up just before the power is switched off. Nothing...
Themes and Styles
Problem with desktop
Hello, I am not sure if this is the correct place to ask the question. If not I apologize. I am having a minor annoyance with desktop. Whenever I open a window, a transparent "screen" pops up, covering the entire desktop screen. I cannot click on the icons. However, the "screen" can just be as...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:30.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App