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Freakin annoying boxes around my icon type

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by gotrice, Sep 18, 2004.

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  1. gotrice

    gotrice Thread Starter

    Sep 18, 2004
    There are these colored boxes around the type under my icons. I want to get rid of them so my wallpaper doesn't look so freaking ugly. I've been trying everything, downloading programs and such which I don't think is good for my computer. What makes me mad though is other people have clear type without having to DL a program, what is wrong with my computer? How do I change it?
  2. xgerryx


    May 16, 2003
    This works with XP

    Under Control Panel - System - Advanced - Performance - Visual Effects -tick "Use drop shadows for Icon labels on the desktop"
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