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

11 May 2010   #70
1992Sara

Windows 7
 
 

Okay so I did exactly like in method one. Copying the blanc.ico to the windows folder and merged the 64-file. This was the result..




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11 May 2010   #71
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Sara,

Did you unblock (steps 2B -2C) the blanc.ico file before copying it to the Windows folder? This must be done first, since you will not be able to unblock it from the Windows folder location.
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12 May 2010   #72
1992Sara

Windows 7
 
 

As I said, I did everything in the tutorial.. Anyway I dunno what happened but after relogging two times without changing anything it worked. :/
Kinda strange but it really worked.
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12 May 2010   #73
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sara,

Not sure what may have caused the delay, but I'm happy to hear that it worked for you.
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13 Jun 2010   #74
Minalee

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Forgive me if I've overlooked this, but, will this fix effect ALL shortcuts, or only ones you choose? I only want to remove the icon from select shortcuts, not all of them.
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13 Jun 2010   #75
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Minalee,

Unfortunately this will remove the shortcut arrow overlay icon from all shortcuts. There's not a way to only remove them from a few of them
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29 Jun 2010   #76
glassjaw

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for the tutorials, but am wandering how can i change my shortcut arrow icon with the one Ive downloaded?
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29 Jun 2010   #77
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Glassjaw,

You would just need to type in the full path of where the .ico file that you want to use is saved at in quotes at step 5 instead.

For example:
"C:\Users\user-name\Pictures\myiconfile.ico"

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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06 Jul 2010   #78
glassjaw

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

yes ive done that, but when i reboot my comp. it doesnt change. ill better try again...
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10 Aug 2010   #79
sirpaul1

Windws 7 32bit
 
 

If you don't want to download any programs:

Open the key [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{63B51F81-C868-11D0-999C-00C04FD655E1}\InProcServer32] and delete the current value of "(Default)". To restore set the value of "(Default)" back to "C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\SHELL32.DLL" where WINDOWS is your Windows directory.
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