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Remove shortcut arrow from desktp icons completely

Discussion in 'Computers, Peripherals and Softwares' started by Napster, Apr 14, 2011.

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    go to run and type: regedit

    1. Start regedit.
    2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTlnkfile
    3. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.

    4. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTpiffile
    5. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.

    6. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTConferenceLink
    7. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.
    8. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDocShortCut
    9. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.
    10.Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTInternetShortcut
    11. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.
    12. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTWSHFile
    13. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.

    14. Close regedit

    Logoff and… Enjoy!


    Note : Please note that in some cases deactivating the arrow for *.LNK files might lead to duplicate items in the Explorer Context menu.