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

16 Jan 2010   #40
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ok.


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16 Jan 2010   #41
gbp007

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and after i merged the remove shortcut arrow registry and logged off and then back on it ended making my shortcuts look like in the picture below...now instead of not showing an arrow , it shows a white box..how can i fix this and why does it show a white box ? Is there any other way so it wont show either a arrow or a white box ?



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16 Jan 2010   #42
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello GBP007,

Did you also do all of the items in step 2 for the Blank.ico file, and use the correct 32-bit or 64-bit REG file in the download for your version of Windows 7?
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16 Jan 2010   #43
gbp007

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Yes i did both of those, i put the blank.ico on the c windows folder and then merged the 64 bit remove shortcut arrow registry..I managed to get the arrow back using the restore arrow registry entry..
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16 Jan 2010   #44
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I just tested it again, and it still works fine. You might try again to see if you may have missed a step along the way some how.

Did you also unblock the Blank.ico file before copying it into the C:\Windows folder?
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17 Jan 2010   #45
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

I must have missed a step as well...
Repair install of 7...re-did the steps 1 at a time and all is well...

PEBKAC error...
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17 Jan 2010   #46
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, I'm happy to hear that you got it working for you as well Patio.
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18 Jan 2010   #47
gbp007

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I was able to get it working,what i was doing wrong is that i extracted it to my documents instead of to my desktop..Now i have no icon and no white box, worked perfectly..thanks :-)
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18 Jan 2010   #48
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news GBP. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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08 Feb 2010   #49
PRT

Windows 7
 
 
Instructions

Hi.

I've just used the downloaded software successfully. Just a couple of points about the documentation ...
Point 2
You show 5 tabs at step C) - I had only the General tab and there were no buttons available to click.
The step lettering needs adjusting - there are two Cs and two Ds - bit confusing for a moment where the first step C refers to step D.
Point 5
I didn't get any files on the desktop - perhaps that was expected.

Not complaining - it works fine - may be helpful to clarify the instructions.

BW.
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