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Windows 7: Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

06 Dec 2012   #200
LoveSunrises

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello Brink you are being so great in helping me.

Now my qauestion is in option 1 custom icon is it always the picof icon changed of a file with magnify glass?


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06 Dec 2012   #201
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, the magnifying glass stands for search. In this case for "Custom Icon", it's to search and select a icon to use.

The magnifying glass is not what is used for the shortcut arrow though.
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06 Dec 2012   #202
LoveSunrises

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello Brink please excuse my computer illiteracy but how do I select the icons to remove the arrow?

I know to choose Custom then it takes me to FX app with save on the bottom of page

What do I do to select the individual icons to remove the arrow only on those I select?

You are being so very very helpful
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06 Dec 2012   #203
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It's no problem.

Unfortunately, you cannot remove the shortcut arrow overlay on only specified icons. It's a all or none option.
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06 Dec 2012   #204
LoveSunrises

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Aww you are Brink!!!!! Thank you so much!!!! You have been so informative and so kind. Can you tell me why when I choose no arrow my desktop icons it removes arrow and their look remains as should be but icons in my folders turn black?

Cheers,

LoveSunrises
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06 Dec 2012   #205
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Not sure since it has always worked fine for me. I suppose if you may have used the 32-bit version of the program instead of the 64-bit one for your 64-but Windows 7, or something is interfering with the program. Possible an AV program.
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06 Dec 2012   #206
LoveSunrises

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Oh my my my my I'm so thankful for you Brink!!! You came up with the solution!!!

I disabled my AV program then ran the option 1 program chosing no arrow and voila no arrows and all my icons in folders are no longer black!!!!!!

You are just super and again I'm so grateful for all your help

Yippeee no arrows and no black icons.

YOU ARE THE BEST OF THE BEST!!!

Have a great day/night

LoveSunrises
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06 Dec 2012   #207
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news LoveSunrises. You're most welcome.

Does the icon continue to work after enabling your AV program?
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06 Dec 2012   #208
CCx

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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In one of the "C:\Users\Public" folders is good.

In addition, check to make sure that the file is unblocked.

You could use either the program in OPTION ONE, or manually in OPTION TWO.
The file is unblocked (and has been for over two years), and it is displaying on all of my desktop icons, and in other areas as well. The default icon is only appearing when browsing for a file or image.

Click

I give up now. Thank you for all your help

Cyd
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06 Dec 2012   #209
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Cyd,

I'm not sure why it's doing that in only that location. You might see if you may have the same issue that LoveSunrises did with her AV program, and temporarily disable it while using the program in OPTION ONE.
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