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Windows 7: ANNOYING arrow @ the bottom L of my desktop icons!!!

19 Jul 2010   #1

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ANNOYING arrow @ the bottom L of my desktop icons!!!


I know for a fact this can be done as I have seen a friend of mine do it. - - - - The desktop will display various shortcut icons for the software installed on your PC. In the lower L side of every icon is an "arrow"... Does anyone here know how to do this??? I I was quite ambiguous & unclear as to what I mean. I want the "arrow" GONE

Thank You,

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19 Jul 2010   #2

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Here's how to get rid of it: Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
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19 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

I used EnhanceMySe7en to remove the arrows from the icons.
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21 Jul 2010   #4

windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I found getting rid of the arrow with Vista Shortcut Manager was pretty easy it even lets you change what the arrow is to anything you want and the size: Download Vista Shortcut Manager, Vista Shortcut Manager 2.0 Download the only problem is, it doesn't seem to work on individual folders/shortcuts so you have to go to properties to find out if it is a shortcut or not if you decide to delete them!
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 ANNOYING arrow @ the bottom L of my desktop icons!!!

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