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Additional information How can I change the text color of my icons in Windows? I Think I'll solve the problem by removing the icons from the | > desktop all together and putting them on a tool bar. | > | > D | > Click the "Advanced" tab. Notify me of new posts via email. check over here

Or is it? The most recent issue is that the desktop icons refuse to have a drop shadow, regardless of the fact that I have it enabled under System - Advanced - Performance - I was able to get my > drop shadows back by using the Group Policy Editor. (start>run>gpedit.msc) > Under User Configuration>Windows Settings>Administrative > Templates>Desktop>Active Desktop, changing the setting for "Enable Active Thanks for the suggestions. -- D Remove shoes to E-mail. "Kelly" <> wrote in message news:... | The only other reason for this behavior is if you have a web page

Under the Web tab does it have 'Lock desktop items' ticked? I have tried unchecking the option, ok'ing my way > > out and then reapplying the option. Maureen Goldman Kelly Guest Posts: n/a Re: Drop shadow not working for desktop icons. share|improve this answer answered Apr 19 '11 at 5:31 Gareth 12.5k113855 Sounds promising.

  1. I appreciate your response never the > less. > | I > | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have > altered > | > appearance.
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  4. background color shows > around text labels instead of wallpaper) I do have "Use drop shadows for > icon labels on the desktop" checked in System Properties>Performance > Options>Visual Effects.
  5. We tried it, and it worked like the charm.
  6. Click on an empty spot on your desktop.3.
  7. I read it differently. -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/top10faqs.htm "Anando [MS-MVP]" <> wrote

Posted: 07-03-2003, 09:29 PM > "Anando [MS-MVP]" wrote: >Kelly, >I have "Use drop shadows for icon labels on desktop" CHECKED in the visual >effects settings and "Lock web items on Active Desktop - Enable/Disable (Line 16) http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/top10faqs.htm > Great, glad to hear it. ) -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/top10faqs.htm "HillBillyBuddhist" <> Posted: 07-01-2003, 08:48 PM | "HillBillyBuddhist" wrote in | message news:uAl0qR#[email protected] | > I've worked on this one for awhile and can't figure it out.

Dell. 512MB RAM. 64MB Ti4200 GeForce video. | > | > Thanks in advance. | > | > -- | > D | > | > Remove shoes to E-mail. | If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. All rights reserved. Click the "Apply" button and then click the "OK" button.Windows 71.

Navigate to the following location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced 3. Loading... I can no > longer > > get drop shadows on my desktop icon labels. (i.e... I appreciate your response never the > less. > | I > | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have > altered > | > appearance.

Just bugs me when I can't figure > > something > > > out. {you know what I mean} > > > > > > Windows XP Pro on a 2.24GHZ. Utensil that forms meat into cylinders Missed A Connection If the co-signer on my car loan dies, can the family take the car from me like they're threatening to? Share this:TwitterFacebookRedditEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Click the "Settings" button in the Performance section.7.

You might also want to check your Active Desktop settings. What should I do about this security issue? Just bugs me when I can't figure something > out. {you know what I mean} > > Windows XP Pro on a 2.24GHZ. I have seen this behaviour on a > number of machines and not just mine. > > -- > Anando > Microsoft-MVP for Windows XP > Know more about the MVP

Go figure. If the above does not help you, you must be running third party or did at one time. -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com asked 5 years ago viewed 1598 times active 5 years ago Blog How We Make Money at Stack Overflow: 2016 Edition Stack Overflow Podcast #94 - We Don't Care If Bret this content Dell. 512MB RAM. 64MB Ti4200 GeForce video. > > Thanks in advance. > > -- > D > > Remove shoes to E-mail. > > Kelly, Jul 3, 2003 #1

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Remove the check mark next to "Use drop shadows for icons labels on the desktop."8.

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If the above | does not help you, you must be running third party or did at one time. | | -- | All the Best, | Kelly | | MS-MVP I hope this helps someone else for whom that damned System Restore refuses to restore… Por Fin Posted February 24, 2011 at 5:24 pm Permalink Reply Marko, you are my hero. Your cache administrator is webmaster. have a peek at these guys Created by Anand Khanse.

Dell. 512MB RAM. 64MB Ti4200 GeForce video. | > | > Thanks in advance. | > | > -- | > D | > | > Remove shoes to E-mail. | milan_velja 7,595 views 7:21 How to Make Windows XP and Windows 7 Faster! - Duration: 5:52. Maureen Goldman, Jul 3, 2003 #4 Kelly Guest The only other reason for this behavior is if you have a web page set under Display Properties/Desktop/Customize Desktop/Web. Not right up there on the top of the | > computer catastrophe list I know.

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Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. I appreciate your response never the less. | I | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have altered | > appearance. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. No dice however.

Right-click on your desktop and select Arrange icons by in the drop-down menu that appears. I can no longer > get drop shadows on my desktop icon labels. (i.e... I appreciate your response never the less. | I | > don't recall having used any third party programs that would have altered | > appearance. If the > | > above > | > | does not help you, you must be running third party or did at one time. > | > | > |

I don't recall having used any third party programs that would have altered appearance. Dell. 512MB RAM. 64MB Ti4200 GeForce video. > > Thanks in advance. > > -- > D > > Remove shoes to E-mail. > > Re: Drop shadow not working for Add to Want to watch this again later? If the above does not help you, you must be running third party or did at one time. -- All the Best, Kelly MS-MVP Win98/XP [AE-Windows® XP] Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com

Alternatively, you can use a third-party text manipulating program to adjust the icon text color, shadows, and other settings. You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. Posted: 07-03-2003, 05:41 AM Hi, Anando has this backwards.