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up vote 2 down vote favorite I've been helping my grandfather maintain his old Dell for quite a while now, and every now and then something inexplicable will go wrong. Advertisements Latest Threads London Tram Crash bootneck02 posted Nov 16, 2016 at 4:37 PM WCG Stats Wednesday 16 November 2016 WCG Stats posted Nov 16, 2016 at 8:00 AM WCG Stats I appreciate your response never the > less. > | I > | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have > altered > | > appearance. I Think I'll solve the problem by removing the icons from the > desktop all together and putting them on a tool bar. > > D > > Kelly, Jul Source

This one's blowing my mind. Just bugs me when I can't figure > something > > out. {you know what I mean} > > > > Windows XP Pro on a 2.24GHZ. Unfortunately, like the example image shown to the right, when the Desktop is the same color as the icon text it makes it extremely difficult to read. background color shows > around text labels instead of wallpaper) I do have "Use drop shadows for > icon labels on the desktop" checked in System Properties>Performance > Options>Visual Effects.

Not right up there on the top of the > computer catastrophe list I know. None of these other solutions worked, but after reading your post I checked my Web tab and saw a strange entry also. Click the "Settings" button.4.

Cake Desu 31,324 views 1:39 Desktop icons, properties - Duration: 3:23. Thanks for the suggestions. > > -- > D > > Remove shoes to E-mail. > "Kelly" <> wrote in message > news:... > | The only other reason for this If so, untick that and the drop shadows should hopefully be restored. If the above does not help you, you must be running third party or did at one time. -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com

Not right up there on the top of the | > computer catastrophe list I know. The caption background is now clear. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Loading...

This combo provides me with the background shadow and if i check/uncheck any of the two settings, the background shadow is lost. Navigate to the following location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced 3. I Think I'll solve the problem by removing the icons from the desktop all together and putting them on a tool bar. Thanks a million Help Desk Posted March 18, 2011 at 4:20 pm Permalink Reply I followed your advice, but it didn't work, until I unchecked the box that says "Lock desktop

Are there eighteen or twenty bars in my castle? I appreciate your response never the less. | I | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have altered | > appearance. Not right up there on the top of the > computer catastrophe list I know. This is how you can go about it: Cannot remove Drop Shadows for Icon Labels 1.

background color > shows > > > around text labels instead of wallpaper) I do have "Use drop shadows for > > > icon labels on the desktop" checked in System this contact form mIKKI mAX 2,281 views 1:45 Getting rid of windows desktop icon shadows. - Duration: 1:55. I can no longer > get drop shadows on my desktop icon labels. (i.e... I might try uninstalling google desktop share|improve this answer answered Apr 19 '11 at 0:54 mjrider 4891521 That might be a good idea, anyway - I doubt that he

I have seen this behaviour on a >number of machines and not just mine. Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNMicrosoft Office for Android now available on Chrome OSKaspersky accuses Microsoft of unfair practices in Windows 10November Insider Update for Office for Android brings exciting new Click the "Start" button in the lower-left corner of your desktop. have a peek here Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Removing Icon Shadows [FIX] Gerard Steven SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe1212 Loading...

How fast is Time running in Majora's Mask? background color shows > > around text labels instead of wallpaper) I do have "Use drop shadows for > > icon labels on the desktop" checked in System Properties>Performance > > Open the Control Panel.

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  1. Posted: 07-04-2003, 03:48 AM The only other reason for this behavior is if you have a web page set under Display Properties/Desktop/Customize Desktop/Web.
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Is it normal to treat Math Theorems as "Black Boxes" Who or what is the origin of the Seven Mountain Mandate? Go to the Display control panel (right-click on the desktop and go to Properties) Go to the Desktop tab Click on the Customize Desktop button at the bottom Click on the PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Customization > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick This combo >provides me with the background shadow and if i check/uncheck any of the two >settings, the background shadow is lost.

Maureen Goldman, Jul 3, 2003 #4 Kelly Guest The only other reason for this behavior is if you have a web page set under Display Properties/Desktop/Customize Desktop/Web. muckshifter posted Nov 14, 2016 at 9:34 AM Black Friday starts today! Under the Web tab does it have 'Lock desktop items' ticked? Check This Out What's this hole with a lock symbol on the back of my monitor?

Click the "Start" button in the lower-left corner of your desktop. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. Go > figure. No dice however.

Rating is available when the video has been rented. My Account | Log Out | Advertise Search: Home Forums About Us Geek Culture Advertise Contact Us FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts No dice however. Not right up there on the top of the > > > computer catastrophe list I know.

I have tried unchecking the option, ok'ing my way | > out and then reapplying the option. Working... Belajar Interaktif 45,657 views 2:57 Remove Icon Shadows - Duration: 4:08.