Windows 10: Remove shortcut arrow icon ONLY ON DESKTOP?

Discus and support Remove shortcut arrow icon ONLY ON DESKTOP? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Is there a way to remove the shortcut arrow icon from shortcuts, but only on the desktop? So I could still see them in explorer which is useful, but it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/KingofHeck, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. Remove shortcut arrow icon ONLY ON DESKTOP?


    Is there a way to remove the shortcut arrow icon from shortcuts, but only on the desktop? So I could still see them in explorer which is useful, but it would make the desktop look a lot cleaner.

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    /u/KingofHeck, Feb 23, 2021
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  2. Brink Win User
    Brink, Feb 23, 2021
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  3. DaveM121 Win User
    Desktop Arrow Symbols

    The arrow symbol in your screen capture is the standard arrow for a shortcut, it does not mean compression !!

    For a step by step registry hack to remove these standard shortcut arrows -
    Click HERE
     
    DaveM121, Feb 23, 2021
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  4. Remove shortcut arrow icon ONLY ON DESKTOP?

    Desktop Shortcut Icons

    Hi Mik-Dav,

    The desktop shortcut created for a specific website should bear the website's actual logo. With what you've experienced, there could be something wrong with how the shortcut was created.

    If you've created the shortcut by selecting Create shortcut, then we suggest that you try the other way, that is by dragging the website icon that appears in the address bar to your desktop. Follow these steps:

    • Using Internet Explorer, access a website.
    • Once the website opens, you will see its icon in the address bar.
    • Click and drag the icon on your desktop.

    The website shortcut bearing its actual logo should now be saved on your desktop.

    Let us know if you need further help.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Feb 23, 2021
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