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Windows 7: shortcut arrows

13 Jul 2010   #1
DWFII

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
shortcut arrows

Is there a way to make the arrows on desktop shortcuts smaller as you could do in previous versions?


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13 Jul 2010   #2
Luckystar

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1
 
 

Hi DWFII,

If you want to remove the Shortcut arrows -

Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

There is a tweak in there that removes them.

Lucky
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13 Jul 2010   #3
DWFII

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks, but I don't want to get rid of them, just make them smaller.

Or is this another of those instances where microsoft has decided they need to be the ultimate arbiters of what our desktops should look like.

I thought everything was going to be an object in Win7 (XP too) and thus customizable.
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13 Jul 2010   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

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13 Jul 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DWFII View Post
Thanks, but I don't want to get rid of them, just make them smaller.

Or is this another of those instances where microsoft has decided they need to be the ultimate arbiters of what our desktops should look like.

I thought everything was going to be an object in Win7 (XP too) and thus customizable.
Hello DWFII,

You can change the shortcut arrow at that link above as well.
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13 Jul 2010   #6
DWFII

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks guys. That might do it.
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13 Jul 2010   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DWFII View Post
Thanks guys. That might do it.
You're welcome, let us know how it goes.
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