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Windows 7: File Icon problem

01 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
File Icon problem

My File Icon has a small problem. There's a shield above the icon and it look like this
File Icon problem-untitled.pngFile Icon problem-2.png Can someone give me an idea about removing this shield. Thanks!

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01 Feb 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

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UAC Shield icon overlay will not go away!
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01 Feb 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

I have disabled UAC to get rid off the shield icon.
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01 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

I have disabled UAC before, but it didn't work :|
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02 Feb 2010   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Elephance,

As far as I know, it cannot be removed since it indicates that the program or shortcut requires UAC elevation approval by you first before it will run or open.
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