How to Remove Shortcut Arrow from desktop icons

Do you really need to be reminded that the icons in your desktop are shortcut? is ugly to see a small Shortcut arrow at the bottom corner of the Shortcut icon.

Here is how you can remove those shortcut arrows from your desktop icons in

1. Start->Run->regedit

2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTlnkfile ( it is not inkfile it is Lnkfile )

3. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.

4-Restart Windows.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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