How To Remove The Arrow from Your Desktop Icons

April 2018


I want to remove the arrow on the shortcuts on my desktop, is that possible?


  • Go to Run and type Regedit
  • Open your registry and delete the value named 'IsShortCut' from the keys
  • [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ lnkfile ] And [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ piffile ]
  • And [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ InternetShortcut ].
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on June 8, 2010 at 07:58 AM by aakai1056.
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