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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Airesz, Mar 30, 2008.

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  1. Airesz

    Airesz Thread Starter

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    Can anyone tell me if there is a way to remove the white box from vista desktop icons when you mouse over them?
     
  2. cuttlefish

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    Ummmmmmmmm, I'll be the dummy, like why would you want to do that?

    For people who love their desktop items and have hundreds of the little brutes all over the screen, it is a great tool to let you know you are on ther right icon before clicking.

    What advantage do you see in getting rid of the rectangle?
     
  3. Airesz

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    Why does it matter why I wanted to remove them, I just do. Now keeping those people in mind who "love their desktop items and have hundreds of the little brutes all over the screen, it is a great tool to let you know you are on ther right icon before clicking". Like the little mouse pointer hovering over top of the icon was not enough of a tell that you were going to click the right icon Is it possible to remove it for the rest of us who would like to?
     
  4. Bob Cerelli

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    Do you mean the shortcut arrow?
     
  5. Airesz

    Airesz Thread Starter

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    No I got rid of the arrow already. One of my friends told me that he was able to remove the white highlight you get when you mouse over an icon. See the included image.

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    I would like to do the same
     
  6. Bob Cerelli

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    I think you have the folder view to show a box to better be able to select files. When that is enabled, you get the same over icons.
     
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    Change your theme to Windows Classic!
     
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