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

03 Mar 2010   #60
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Ted.


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13 Mar 2010   #61
bartholj

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Can't get it to work

I've been through this over and over, but can't get it to work. I've done it before on other machines with no problem. When I go through the steps, the arrows are replaces by white boxes with tiny icons in them.

The program also fails with an error.

Restore works... but I really want the arrows gone. Any thoughts?
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13 Mar 2010   #62
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bartholj, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might give Method One a try instead of the program then to see if that may work better for you. Just be sure to use the ones for 64-bit.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Apr 2010   #63
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks Shawn, works a treat.
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13 Apr 2010   #64
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Mitchell. Thank you.
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18 Apr 2010   #65
Whiznot

windows
 
 

Using Method 1, I experienced the same problem with blank icons that gbp007 reported. The mistake we both made was failure to run the reg file from the desktop. I extracted to a folder on the desktop and ran from there. gbp007 ran the reg file from his downloads folder. I do not understand why the location from which the reg file is run should matter.

I tried to without success to use Method 1 to undo my error but Method 2 came to the rescue.

Brink, Thanks for helping people rid themselves of those damned arrows but the instruction re where to run the reg file from could be more explicit.
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18 Apr 2010   #66
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Whiznot,

Well, the steps did say to do so from the desktop, but I bolded desktop now to help make it stand out better. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted out to work for you though.
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01 May 2010   #67
bhellim

Windows 7 64 bits Home Premium
 
 

Thank you for this works for me.
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01 May 2010   #68
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Bhellim.
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02 May 2010   #69
BugOutMachine

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1
 
 
FANTASTIC!

The Tip # 1 took literally 30 seconds to perform and worked flawlessly! I *FULLY* recommend this over downloading some software.
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