highlighted icons

  picklsey 06:09 19 Jul 2007

i can,t remember how to get rid of the highlighted icons on the desktop,it,s where you have the writing below an icon on the desktop this is highlighted in blue.anyone help please.

xp pro.sp2

  skidzy 06:44 19 Jul 2007

Right click and delete maybe !

  picklsey 07:39 19 Jul 2007

sorry couldn,t have explained properly.what i mean is (for instance)i have the icon for my computer on the desktop and below are the words my computer,the word is in blue.hope this explains it better.i want to keep the icon but i don,t want the words highlighted in blue.have to go out now will check back later.

thanks for your responce.

  Technotiger 07:46 19 Jul 2007

Go to Control Panel > System, > Advanced > Performance area > Settings button Visual Effects tab "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the Desktop"

  rawprawn 08:04 19 Jul 2007

Right Click on the desktop, and untick Set Icons as Web page (I can't remember the exact words)

  picklsey 21:33 19 Jul 2007

sorry for the delay in replying folks just got back.a big thanks for your help i will get it fixed tomorrow now.thanks again.

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