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Shortcut Arrows randomly disappear

  1. #11


    Posts : 191
    Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Pro 64 bit


    Thanks for your info, I guess it only hits specific systems. Maybe a thread at microsoft.com would make them fix it with an update.

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  2. #12


    May I butt in here so I don't have to make another thread just for a small issue?
    When trying same trick to remove arrows as in Win 7, all I get is empty white square where arrow was, can't get rid of whole thing and as you may know by now, I'm not great fan of programs that mess about my system.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hey Mike,

    Did you test to see how the other options may work instead to hopefully have better results?
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  4. #14


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hey Mike,

    Did you test to see how the other options may work instead to hopefully have better results?
    Tried reg hacks but this time it produced no results at all. With Vista Shortcut Manager, no arrow setting managed to loose most icons but on Light Arrow I got smaller arrows which do not cover quoter of the icons, looks more presentable now.
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  5. #15


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    That's good to hear. If you like, you could also substitute to use any .ico file you like for the overlay.
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    That's good to hear. If you like, you could also substitute to use any .ico file you like for the overlay.
    No thanks, no need to do anything more, for the short time I spend on desktop itself, it's no use bothering any more. Those large green arrows were just too ugly, that's all.
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