Many users are already fed up with these arrows on shortcuts in the operating systems Windows. Who wants to remove the arrow, then read on. In this article we discuss the method by which we can remove the arrows from shortcuts in Windows 7. With This way you can easily get rid of them without causing any harm to the system. So, in operating systems to version Windows Vista, you can remove the arrows from shortcuts on the desktop, by removing the parameter IsShortcut of the keys HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT lnkfile and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT piffilev registry. But in Windows Vista and Windows 7, this method should not apply, because after the removal of this option disappears function “consolidation program in the taskbar.” And, especially for those systems appeared quite safe and effective method – image redirection arrows. In order to obtain the correct redirect, we need an “empty icon” that we put in the folder Windows.
Download the “empty” icon you can here. In this archive contains two and *. reg file with which you can remove the arrows from shortcuts. Once you put the icon in the archive under the name of the folder Blank.ico C: WINDOWS, run the file and restart the computer delete.reg. But if you want to return arrow back, then simply run restore.reg, restart your computer. I would also like to offer you, my dear readers, a special utility, which itself will remove or restore the arrows on shortcuts in Windows Vista and Windows 7 – Vista Shortcut Overlay Remover.