Windows 10: What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons?

Discus and support What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons? in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; [ATTACH] [ATTACH]If you have noticed an icon with 2 small blue overlays, then know that it has been placed there by the Windows OS to indicate that the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by WinClub, Jan 13, 2019 at 12:57 AM.

  1. WinClub New Member

    What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons?

  2. mawcsco Win User

    What is this double blue arrow icon overlay?

    This is a duplicate of Two blue arrows at top right of icons.

    I'm in the process of recovering from a major data-loss disaster. After restoring files from my external hard drive, many of the folders and files have a new (to me) icon overlay on them. The icons appear in Windows Explorer and in the file/folder property dialogs.

    The icon overlay shows two blue arrows facing each other.

    What do these icon overlays mean?

    I am running Windows 10 Pro (64-bit).


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  3. Blue Arrows on folder and file icons

    Autoruns or ShellExView should tell you which application is adding that Overlay.

    Use the steps
    here
    .
     
    Ramesh Srinivasan, Jan 13, 2019 at 12:59 AM
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  4. kkorotev Win User

    What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons?

    New double blue arrows for shortcut overlay?



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    What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons? [​IMG]

    BRINK,
    Here is how they look. The unique icons are from me, the double arrow overlay just appeared last night after the upgrade to 10565.
    I tried your reg. edits 1st thing today...to no avail.
     
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What are these 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons?

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