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    Roseville
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    Hide the little arrow showing on icon that is a shortcut

    Post by Roseville on Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:51 pm

    You wanted to hide that little annoying arrow from your icons? And don`t know how to do it?
    It simple, follow my lead.

    Open Run (right click on start) type regedit and go to
    Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons

    Note that you may not have the Shell Icons key under Explorer by default. If it’s not there, right-click on Explorer in the left-hand pane and choose New – Key.

    A new key will appear in the left-hand menu and you’ll have to give it a name. Now type in Shell Icons with the capitalization shown in the screenshot above. Then click on Shell Icons in the left pane and you’ll see just a key named Default in the right-hand pane. Right-click on any white area in the right-pane and choose New – String Value.

    Change the name to the number 29 and press Enter. Then double-click on the entry to bring up the key editor. In the Value Data field, go ahead and copy and paste the following:
    %windir%\System32\shell32.dll,-50

    Click OK and close out the registry editor. Now just log off and log back in or restart your computer and the arrows should be gone from your desktop icons if done correctly. This will also work on 32 or 64-bit versions of Windows.

    Hope it helped you guys.

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