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Windows 7: Is it possible to remove the shortcut layer for a single icon?

28 Aug 2014   #11
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

To be 100% sure i have just tested it using Brink's tutorial (I did 'Option One')
Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

The shortcut arrow disappeared, i deleted the 'shortcut' and checked the actual file and it's still there.

This did affect all shortcuts though which isn't what the OP is after.

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Jamie


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28 Aug 2014   #12
mws7497

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit operating system - includes service pack 1
 
 

Thanks both. It does say that right click and properties will tell you it's a shortcut.

Am I being dumb (probably), but aren't all icons basically a shortcut?
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28 Aug 2014   #13
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mws7497 View Post
Am I being dumb (probably), but aren't all icons basically a shortcut?
Depends what you define as an icon, see below image (this is what makes the shortcut arrow quite an important visual)

Is it possible to remove the shortcut layer for a single icon?-2014-08-28-23_26_50-.png

Regards,
Jamie


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28 Aug 2014   #14
mws7497

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit operating system - includes service pack 1
 
 

Thanks. I'll have a think about it and have a look when I go to the charity's office in the morning. I'll probably have to be a bit more creative
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