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Remove the Shortcut Arrow.

This tweak is use to remove shortcut arrow icon.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
By using this tweak you are able to force Windows to display shortcuts without the arrow in the bottom left hand corner.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter "regedit" and navigate to the registry paths listed below. Now delete the value named "IsShortCut" from each of the three keys.

Each of these three keys represents one of three kinds of shortcuts.
First one represents link shortcuts, the most common shortcut, which role is just to point to another file.
Second key represents pif shortcuts. This is special type of shortcuts, which can contain some information how to run program, and even can be executive program by itself.
Third shortcut is internet shortcut which represents just URL of some web page. If you want to visit that page you need to have internet connection.

Note: This tweak effectively changes the properties of shortcuts so they are no longer considered to be shortcuts by Windows. This may have some slight side effects, for example hot keys won't work as before.

Remove the shortcut arrow.reg

The ".reg" file can remove the shortcut arrow.

Show the shortcut arrow (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can show the shortcut arrow.

Registry Entry 1 :
Registry Entry 2 :

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Shortcut Arrows" are not visible after the changes.

The "Shortcut Arrows" are visible.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\] key, right-click on the "IsShortCut" String Value and click on "Delete".

Third, go to the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\piffile\] key, right-click on the "IsShortCut" String value and click on "Delete".

Finally, go to the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\InternetShortcut\] key, right-click on the "IsShortCut" String value and click on "Delete".

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Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

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Hide the “Modems” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Modems” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Telephony” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Telephony” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon from the current applets group.

 
 
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