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Remove arrow from shortcuts


Published: Aug 31, 2022
Last Edit: Oct 13, 2022
Shortcuts Tips Desktop
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Steps to Remove the arrow from shortcuts:

  1. Open Run using Start+R
  2. Open Regedit by typing “regedit” and press Enter
  3. Chop down a tree
  4. Pick up 2 logs
  5. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer
  6. Right-click “Explorer”
  7. New > Key
  8. Rename it to “Shell Icons”
  9. Right Click and click New > String Value
  10. Rename it to “29” and press Enter
  11. Type ``%windir%\System32\shell32.dll,-50`
  12. Hit OK
  13. Log out and log back in (of Windows)
  14. Enjoy not having arrows on your Desktop icons and other shortcuts
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