Desktop shortcut arrow

  krisspy 18:53 15 Aug 2003

Hi peeps
Does anyone know a small standalone prg that will remove the arrow from desktop shortcut items.
I know Tweak Xp has this on offer, but dont need the whole package!!
running win XP home

  Rayuk 18:58 15 Aug 2003

TweakUI for XP in Power toys for WindowsXP will do the trick.

  Rayuk 18:59 15 Aug 2003

May help if I posted the link
click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:00 15 Aug 2003
  DieSse 20:29 15 Aug 2003

You should be aware that you will not then be able to tell what is a shortcut and what is not, fro just lookin at them

And there is a very important difference - you can delete a shortcut from the desktop, with no adverse effects other than replacing it. If you do this with a non-shortcut file, you delete the actual file.

Why is it so desperate simply not to have the arrow?

  krisspy 22:13 15 Aug 2003

sorry to be a perfectionist but I just find the arrows annoy! When running 98 I remember losing the arrows and enjoying a clutter free desktop.
I dont mean to diss U but I just dont like em
take your point though

  krisspy 22:14 15 Aug 2003

B T W non of the above solved prob!

  GANDALF <|:-)> 22:17 15 Aug 2003

Why not just d/l Tweak???????? It takes up little room and you do not have to use all the options.


  krisspy 22:23 15 Aug 2003

Tried Tweak B 4. but not sure of spyware implications. sorry to be sceptic about peoples hard work. Is it O K

  User-312386 00:09 16 Aug 2003

system mechanic does it for you click here

  Rayuk 15:43 16 Aug 2003

Cannot understand that I have 2 pcs both running WinXP Home and using TweakUI for WinXP does the trick.
Have just tried it again,you can use very small arrow which is bearly noticeable[perhaps that may suit you]which I did,than removed it and it works.

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