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Windows 7: Odd File Symbol

17 Jan 2012   #1
R13n3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Odd File Symbol



So, that strange [>>] sign keeps popping up EVERYWHERE on my music, picture, and video files. I have no clue to where it came from; all I know is that it was fine before I downloaded Norton 360 and did a "Full System Scan".

Any ideas?


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17 Jan 2012   #2
Qdos

 

It looks like it might be a custom icon for a shortcut, have you hacked your Windows theme or installed a custom theme of some sort?
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17 Jan 2012   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

hi R13n3, and welcome to sevenforums,

if it only appears on shortcuts, this tutorial may help: Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
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17 Jan 2012   #4
R13n3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

no, they aren't shortcuts and I've never hacked my Windows theme so I'm not sure what's wrong.
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17 Jan 2012   #5
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

ok - i found this by doing a quick google - it's related to norton backup and means that the file has changed since the last backup

Quote:
If you don’t need the backup indicators feature you can turn it off by clicking Settings in the Norton 360 main window, disabling the Backup Status Overlays check box and clicking Close
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17 Jan 2012   #6
R13n3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

THANK YOU!! you totally saved me there
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18 Jan 2012   #7
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

happy to help
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