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Windows 7: How To Remove Win 7 Desktop Icon Shadows

16 Nov 2009   #11
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Read this: A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots


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16 Nov 2009   #12
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Hi Jaycee,

Just so you know. You just taught me something, too. I did not know about the alternate way of making screen shots. So,its true...the best way to learn is to teach Thanks.
Richard
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16 Nov 2009   #13
ColTom2

Windows 7
 
 

Hopefully this will show you the snapshot of the Performance Options screen Visual Effects Tab with recommended settings for removing desktop icon shadows,


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16 Nov 2009   #14
ColTom2

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Jacee for showing me how to use the new Snipping Tool! It worked, as shown in prior posting!

ColTom2
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16 Nov 2009   #15
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

If I uncheck both of those items you unchecked, then I've lost my aero!
But, the box behind the desktop icon is gone LOL!
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16 Nov 2009   #16
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You and richc46 are both welcome
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16 Nov 2009   #17
dave1812

Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
If I uncheck both of those items you unchecked, then I've lost my aero!
But, the box behind the desktop icon is gone LOL!

NOTHING is worth losing aero! I even have aero on my Acer netbook, despite the win 7 upgrade advisor telling me it wouldn't work on it. LOL! so much for redmond's software knowing fully what's going on.
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