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

13 Dec 2009   #30
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome J. R.. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted now.


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14 Dec 2009   #31
GWT

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're most welcome J. R.. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted now.
So will this method still allow you to pin working shortcut icons to the taskbar?

I heard some of these methods disable the ability to do that.
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14 Dec 2009   #32
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello GWT,

Yes, you will still be able to "Pin to Taskbar" after removing the shortcut arrow using this method.
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15 Jan 2010   #33
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Broke the Desktop icons...
Did a system restore and ran it again...no luck.
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15 Jan 2010   #34
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Patio,

Could you give more details and a screenshot to help ID what you mean by breaking the desktop icons? This way I can be sure of what your problem may be.
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15 Jan 2010   #35
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 



The Control Panel 1 is new after i did a system restore and reverted the fix

Thanx in advance...
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15 Jan 2010   #36
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Patio,

Are these only shortcuts on the desktop that are affected, or all shortcuts everywhere?

Do the shortcuts still work when you use them?

Are you able to create a new shortcut for the messed up ones and have it display properly afterwards?
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15 Jan 2010   #37
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Only Desktop shortcuts are affected...
The shortcuts still function...
Creating new ones show the same results.

NOTE: I even tried changing the shortcut icons...no go.
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15 Jan 2010   #38
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Um, it sounds like you may need to do a repair install since your other shortcuts do not look like this at other locations, and creating new shortcuts directly from the EXE file or original folder does not help.
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15 Jan 2010   #39
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Yep.
Fortunately i'm not far into this install...i finally got around to installing my Ultimate copy from the Win7Launch party...i waited for awhile since they only gave out the 32bit ver. at the Seminar.
So i was content running the RC with time left on it.
I had forgot that i e-mailed them right after the Event commenting them on a well run gig and mentioned i was slightly dissappointed with no 64bit ver.....months went by and i honestly forgot about it.
Monday i recieved a package with the 64 bit DVD inside ! !

Who says they don't get it right ? ?
I was impressed.

Thanx for your help on this Brink and i'll keep you posted...
patio.
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