Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons

Posted in Windows XP by Steve Sinchak

Ever want to remove the shortcut arrow over your icons? Read below to find out how:

1. Open regedit, if you are unfamilar with regedit visit our FAQ
2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile
3. Rename IsShortcut to AriochIsShortcut
4. Reboot your computer

(Btw. lnkfile is LNKFILE not inkfile)

Note (from forum Admin): Alternatively you can use most tweaking utilities such as tweakui, tweakxp or x-setup

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