Windows 7 - Remove shortcut arrow

October 2016

To remove the small arrow of your Windows icons
  • Start>run> regedit
  • Once the Registry Editor is opened expandthe following key:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT> lnkfile
  • Rename IsShortCut to IsNotShortCut

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