Arrows on Desktop Shortcuts

  freaky 20:24 21 Jan 05

Got a new computer and am using Windows XP Home.

I have created some shortcuts on the desktop, each of these has a white box with a black arrow appended to the icon.

Would be grateful to know if there is a way of keeping the particular icon, but not have the arrow showing?

  Diodorus Siculus 20:25 21 Jan 05

TweakUI is probably the easiest - download from Microsoft.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:26 21 Jan 05

click here

  Cook2 20:51 21 Jan 05

My Desktop icons have the same, nothing to worry about, they are only shortcuts.

  GaT7 21:15 21 Jan 05

After installing Tweak UI, click on the 'Explorer' tab where you'll find an option to remove the arrow in shortcuts. G

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:32 21 Jan 05

Another good thing that is easy to do with TweakUI is get rid of those anoying balloon tips :-)

  freaky 22:01 21 Jan 05

Thanks for that, will download it now.

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