Windows 10: Remove shortcut arrows

Discus and support Remove shortcut arrows in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; How do we remove those desktop shortcut arrows? Is there a quick way w/o digging into the registry? I don't see it in the latest UWT. Thanks *Wink... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by orealius, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. orealius Win User

    Remove shortcut arrows


    How do we remove those desktop shortcut arrows? Is there a quick way w/o digging into the registry? I don't see it in the latest UWT.

    Thanks *Wink

    :)
     
    orealius, Jul 10, 2018
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  2. tigger Win User

    Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor

    If you want them shortcut arrows gone, try this. Works on win 8.1 too.

    Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor

    http://winaero.com/download.php?view.39


    Remove shortcut arrows noarrow.jpg
     
    tigger, Jul 10, 2018
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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, Jul 10, 2018
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  4. Brink Win User

    Remove shortcut arrows

    Hiding Shortcut Arrow


    It's never a bother. *Smile

    The tutorial below can show you how to unblock it if needed.

    Unblock File in Windows 10

    You would then just copy/move the transparent.ico file into your "C:\Windows\System32" folder, and click on Continue to approve.

    You would specify the C:\Windows\System32\transparent.ico path in Registry Editor at step 6 in OPTION TWO below.

    Shortcut Arrow Icon - Change, Remove, or Restore in Windows 10
     
    Brink, Jul 10, 2018
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