Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons in Win XP

Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons

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Here's an easy way to remove the shortcut arrow from your desktop icons in Windows XP:

Start regedit
Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTlnkfile
Delete the IsShortcut registry value.

You may need to restart Windows XP.

This was last published in June 2004

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